Discovery certificate for object 2018ljy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27998 [ 2019TNSTR..27....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-04 15:56:14
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 2018ljy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adalbts
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:30:00.544 (202.5022666) DEC = -02:00:23.65 (-2.0065687)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:15:22 (JD=2458477.0106829)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:15:22
Flux: 19.37 ABMag
Filter: r-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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018ljy