Discovery certificate for object 2018lod
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31290 [ 2019TNSTR.444....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-26 11:20:26
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2018lod
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acruvgj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:18:37.319 (79.6554976) DEC = +75:57:42.30 (75.9617505)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:24:09 (JD=2458480.9334375)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:24:09
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 11:13:16
Limiting flux: 20.3373 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/2018lod