Discovery certificate for object 2018loc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31281 [ 2019TNSTR.444....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-26 11:20:26
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2018loc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18accvmyz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:49:02.302 (147.2595926) DEC = +26:37:00.53 (26.6168137)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 11:15:25.000 (JD=2458464.9690394)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 11:15:25.000
Flux: 20.74 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 11:14:45
Limiting flux: 20.5145 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/2018loc