Discovery certificate for object 2018lks
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28194 [ 2019TNSTR..40....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-07 09:31:09
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 2018lks
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aabhqcn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:23:55.823 (50.9825945) DEC = +08:31:33.53 (8.52598)
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 03:48:47 (JD=2458483.6588773)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 03:48:47
Flux: 20.37 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-28 06:23:11
Limiting flux: 20.17 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018lks