Discovery certificate for object 2018lkj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28074 [ 2019TNSTR..31....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-05 10:43:58
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 2018lkj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbmbuh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:47.791 (10.1991299) DEC = -21:06:09.11 (-21.1025295)
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 03:01:29 (JD=2458482.6260417)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 03:01:29
Flux: 18.1 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/2018lkj