Discovery certificate for object 2018ldc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27604 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:20:23
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018ldc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF17aaaxdcd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:54:40.296 (343.6678985) DEC = +36:22:23.20 (36.3731101)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 03:39:47.000 (JD=2458472.6526273)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 03:39:47.000
Flux: 16.08 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-17 02:17:05
Limiting flux: 20.25 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: