Discovery certificate for object 2018lac
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27494 [ 2018TNSTR2003....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 08:56:43
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: 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 2018lac
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acchdes
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:48:47.915 (357.1996457) DEC = +78:21:41.05 (78.3614026)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 04:20:53 (JD=2458472.681169)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 04:20:53
Flux: 18.18 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018lac