Discovery certificate for object 2018ldt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27625 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:32:04
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: AT 2018ldt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adaysnz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:59:59.829 (134.9992859) DEC = +51:44:42.52 (51.7451435)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 11:17:38 (JD=2458480.9705787)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 11:17:38
Flux: 20 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 12:13:06
Limiting flux: 20.2 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018ldt