Discovery certificate for object 2018lef
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27645 [ 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: SN 2018lef
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adazeua
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:02:07.845 (150.5326868) DEC = +19:08:23.62 (19.1398945)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:52:14 (JD=2458480.9529398)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:52:14
Flux: 19.25 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-19 12:36:00
Limiting flux: 20.42 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/2018lef