Discovery certificate for object 2018lpg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38732 [ 2019TNSTR1087....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-27 19:37:29
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2018lpg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abclalx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:35:26.427 (248.8601113) DEC = +62:32:03.61 (62.5343352)
Discovery date: 2018-06-21 00:00:00 (JD=2458290.5)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-21 00:00:00
Flux: 20.41 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-18 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.66 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: