Discovery certificate for object 2018lai
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27508 [ 2018TNSTR2003....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 11:58:00
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 2018lai
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczcumi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:02:14.559 (135.5606633) DEC = +14:30:26.41 (14.5073359)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:34:41.000 (JD=2458480.9407639)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:34:41.000
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 11:55:23
Limiting flux: 20.22 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: