Discovery certificate for object 2018lao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27514 [ 2018TNSTR2003....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 12:32:05
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: SN 2018lao
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxwsvb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:43:06.808 (130.7783682) DEC = -03:57:59.27 (-3.9664627)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:19:51 (JD=2458472.930463)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:19:51
Flux: 19.84 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 11:30:20
Limiting flux: 20.52 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/2018lao