Discovery certificate for object 2018lbf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27539 [ 2018TNSTR2003....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 14:03:36
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 2018lbf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adalfzq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:36:51.249 (249.2135391) DEC = +37:43:03.86 (37.7177392)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:46:11 (JD=2458477.0320833)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:46:11
Flux: 19.34 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018lbf