Discovery certificate for object 2018ldu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27626 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:32:04
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 2018ldu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adazblo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:09:32.492 (137.3853851) DEC = +20:24:25.13 (20.4069798)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 12:02:18.000 (JD=2458481.0015972)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 12:02:18.000
Flux: 19.26 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 09:51:15
Limiting flux: 20.17 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: