Discovery certificate for object 2018ldj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27612 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:28:33
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: SN 2018ldj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczpgmi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:17:32.676 (19.3861496) DEC = -14:55:52.68 (-14.9313011)
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 03:30:36.000 (JD=2458482.64625)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 03:30:36.000
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-04 06:13:40
Limiting flux: 20.05 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: