Discovery certificate for object 2018ldw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27628 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:32:04
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: SN 2018ldw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbhrjs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:05:47.232 (166.4467996) DEC = +02:25:55.41 (2.4320589)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 11:32:02.000 (JD=2458481.9805903)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 11:32:02.000
Flux: 19.28 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 12:30:14
Limiting flux: 20.58 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: