Discovery certificate for object 2018lec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27639 [ 2018TNSTR2013....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-31 15:13:59
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 2018lec
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abttdwb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:45:11.274 (101.2969746) DEC = +72:51:36.14 (72.8600388)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:22:07 (JD=2458480.9320255)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:22:07
Flux: 15.79 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 11:46:53
Limiting flux: 20.3 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/2018lec