Discovery certificate for object 2018lpk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38736 [ 2019TNSTR1087....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-27 19:38:08
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 2018lpk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abklljv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:07:39.727 (226.9155285) DEC = +38:27:45.48 (38.4626335)
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 00:00:00 (JD=2458331.5)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-01 00:00:00
Flux: 19.96 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-27 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018lpk