Discovery certificate for object 2018ldf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27608 [ 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 2018ldf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxhnxa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:44:58.169 (341.2423722) DEC = -18:22:49.06 (-18.3802947)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 03:28:49.000 (JD=2458469.6450231)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 03:28:49.000
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: