Discovery certificate for object 2018ldm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27616 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:30:47
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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: AT 2018ldm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aabktir
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:51:34.665 (177.894438) DEC = +15:28:31.24 (15.4753445)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 11:08:45.000 (JD=2458476.9644213)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 11:08:45.000
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-19 13:03:21
Limiting flux: 20.25 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/2018ldm