Discovery certificate for object 2018lpj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38735 [ 2019TNSTR1087....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-27 19:38:01
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 2018lpj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abixjey
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:10:31.959 (227.6331643) DEC = +45:13:38.25 (45.227291)
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 00:00:00.000 (JD=2458319.5)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-20 00:00:00.000
Flux: 20.03 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-17 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.43 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: