Discovery certificate for object 2018laq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27517 [ 2018TNSTR2003....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 12:32:05
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: AT 2018laq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczdpan
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:54:01.494 (133.5062249) DEC = -05:07:12.29 (-5.1200805)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:22:29.000 (JD=2458472.9322917)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:22:29.000
Flux: 19.84 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 11:08:35
Limiting flux: 20.39 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: