Discovery certificate for object 2018lpb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34075 [ 2019TNSTR.698....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-03 22:03:50
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018lpb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaunfqq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:54:19.208 (238.5800354) DEC = +39:27:14.11 (39.4539193)
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 09:44:38.000 (JD=2458254.9059954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-16 09:44:38.000
Flux: 20.66 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-07 08:45:36
Limiting flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: