Discovery certificate for object 2018lkd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28012 [ 2019TNSTR..27....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-04 15:56:20
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 2018lkd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaaphmi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:49:21.752 (192.3406344) DEC = -11:26:00.15 (-11.4333748)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 11:43:27.000 (JD=2458475.9885069)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 11:43:27.000
Flux: 19.61 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: