Discovery certificate for object 2018ddq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20007 [ 2018TNSTR.943....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-07 05:15:27
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 2018ddq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aavjcpf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:23:14.897 (170.8120698) DEC = +61:37:43.96 (61.6288789)
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 05:44:09.000 (JD=2458257.7389931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-19 05:44:09.000
Flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: r-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: