Discovery certificate for object 2018lek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27654 [ 2019TNSTR...7....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-01 15:30:59
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 2018lek
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbmksl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:10:56.333 (2.7347204) DEC = -18:34:25.20 (-18.5736669)
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 03:38:05.000 (JD=2458482.6514468)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 03:38:05.000
Flux: 17.86 ABMag
Filter: g-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: