Discovery certificate for object 2018lkz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28340 [ 2019TNSTR..48....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-08 13:35:11
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 2018lkz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbicmp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:54:42.780 (163.67825) DEC = +14:19:23.03 (14.3230631)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 12:02:26 (JD=2458482.0017014)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 12:02:26
Flux: 20.13 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-29 11:24:17
Limiting flux: 20.02 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018lkz