Discovery certificate for object 2018zd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17089 [ 2018TNSTR.285....1I ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-02 12:42:43
Sender: Mr. Koichi Itagaki
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Koichi Itagaki report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018zd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:18:03.180 (94.51325) DEC = +78:22:00.90 (78.366917)
Discovery date: 2018-03-02 11:40:16.000 (JD=2458179.9862963)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 2146


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-02 11:40:16.000
Flux: 17.8 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: 0.5-m f6.8

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: