Discovery certificate for object 2018ljd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27958 [ 2019TNSTR..27....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-04 15:40:37
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 2018ljd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aazbqcf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:46:12.144 (251.5506017) DEC = +69:39:59.25 (69.6664597)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 12:14:26 (JD=2458481.0100347)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 12:14:26
Flux: 19.24 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 04:19:12
Limiting flux: 20.65 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/2018ljd