Discovery certificate for object 2018ddv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20012 [ 2018TNSTR.943....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-07 08:29:15
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: AT 2018ddv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abdkiaq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:07:26.983 (196.8624298) DEC = +18:46:43.12 (18.7786445)
Discovery date: 2018-07-02 04:13:26.000 (JD=2458301.6759954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-02 04:13:26.000
Flux: 19.43 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-29 06:08:38
Limiting flux: 19.68 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2018ddv