Discovery certificate for object 2018laj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27509 [ 2018TNSTR2003....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 11:58:00
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 2018laj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adayklr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:23:08.602 (125.7858402) DEC = +04:20:09.65 (4.3360132)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:07:48 (JD=2458480.9220949)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:07:48
Flux: 19.41 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 11:27:44
Limiting flux: 20.4 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018laj