Discovery certificate for object 2018ddg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19992 [ 2018TNSTR.938....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-06 00:09:35
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018ddg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abdiwpt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:12:18.249 (213.0760371) DEC = +62:38:34.72 (62.6429787)
Discovery date: 2018-07-01 05:22:33.000 (JD=2458300.7239931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-01 05:22:33.000
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: