Discovery certificate for object 2018lka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28006 [ 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 2018lka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbiftk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:44:32.168 (206.1340325) DEC = +21:05:06.41 (21.085113)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 12:30:05 (JD=2458482.0209028)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 12:30:05
Flux: 19.91 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 12:56:44
Limiting flux: 20.56 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/2018lka