Discovery certificate for object 2018lea
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27633 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 12:40:42
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 2018lea
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbdhni
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:18:54.904 (19.728765) DEC = +33:25:59.22 (33.4331157)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 07:17:19 (JD=2458481.8037037)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 07:17:19
Flux: 19.5 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 06:15:33
Limiting flux: 20.19 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/2018lea