Discovery certificate for object 2018lhy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27888 [ 2019TNSTR..19....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-03 14:17:02
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 2018lhy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF17aabxonw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:55:07.611 (178.781713) DEC = +52:01:29.54 (52.0248709)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 12:08:16 (JD=2458481.0057523)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 12:08:16
Flux: 19.63 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-09 04:23:22
Limiting flux: 20.96 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018lhy