Discovery certificate for object 2018lop
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32423 [ 2019TNSTR1258....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-09 09:54:17
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 2018lop
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aabjiat
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:09:18.408 (122.3267018) DEC = +12:51:28.66 (12.8579619)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 11:24:20.000 (JD=2458480.9752431)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 11:24:20.000
Flux: 19.62 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 11:53:32
Limiting flux: 20.0802 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/2018lop