Discovery certificate for object 2018lon
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32386 [ 2019TNSTR1258....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-09 09:07:34
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 2018lon
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aavtnuo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:14:42.479 (228.6769964) DEC = +43:15:14.14 (43.2539282)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 11:43:09.000 (JD=2458472.9882986)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 11:43:09.000
Flux: 19.56 ABMag
Filter: g-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: