Discovery certificate for object 2018lko
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28082 [ 2019TNSTR..31....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-05 10:50:08
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 2018lko
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aabafpz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:44:34.963 (71.1456794) DEC = -24:02:44.82 (-24.0457842)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 07:30:57.000 (JD=2458481.8131597)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 07:30:57.000
Flux: 20.78 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: