Discovery certificate for object 2018lpo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38740 [ 2019TNSTR1087....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-27 19:38:44
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 2018lpo
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abssdpi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:43:20.401 (280.8350036) DEC = +58:48:19.64 (58.8054551)
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 00:00:00.000 (JD=2458363.5)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-02 00:00:00.000
Flux: 20.44 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.1 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: