Discovery certificate for object 2018ldk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27613 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:28:33
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018ldk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adaruzw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:24:28.400 (66.1183351) DEC = +10:53:30.65 (10.8918484)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 06:19:54 (JD=2458480.7638194)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 06:19:54
Flux: 19.94 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 06:56:52
Limiting flux: 20.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018ldk