Discovery certificate for object 2018lkf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28019 [ 2019TNSTR..27....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-04 15:56:20
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 2018lkf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaaplpz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:07:03.212 (241.763382) DEC = +32:03:29.42 (32.0581716)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 12:44:01 (JD=2458481.0305671)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 12:44:01
Flux: 19.41 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018lkf