Discovery certificate for object 2018fdy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21694 [ 2018TNSTR1198....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-17 04:45:36
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 2018fdy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmogag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:53:13.013 (13.3042223) DEC = +20:42:52.95 (20.7147077)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 10:04:48.000 (JD=2458343.92)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 10:04:48.000
Flux: 18.93 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: