Discovery certificate for object 2018lkn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28079 [ 2019TNSTR..31....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-05 10:47:26
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 2018lkn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adblyma
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:39:05.257 (309.7719026) DEC = +76:52:42.07 (76.8783517)
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 02:51:08 (JD=2458482.6188542)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 02:51:08
Flux: 17.2 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/2018lkn