Discovery certificate for object 2018ldz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27631 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:40:42
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 2018ldz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adathpb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:46:55.547 (41.7314451) DEC = +39:36:03.23 (39.6008976)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 07:20:32 (JD=2458480.8059259)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 07:20:32
Flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 06:44:21
Limiting flux: 20.43 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/2018ldz