Discovery certificate for object 2018lpf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38731 [ 2019TNSTR1087....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-27 19:37:22
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018lpf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abatffv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:54:33.383 (208.6390954) DEC = +40:10:11.83 (40.1699533)
Discovery date: 2018-06-19 00:00:00.000 (JD=2458288.5)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-19 00:00:00.000
Flux: 19.87 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-16 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: