Discovery certificate for object 2018lpq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38742 [ 2019TNSTR1087....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-27 19:39:03
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 2018lpq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvbayb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:31:12.357 (262.8014885) DEC = +79:03:15.47 (79.0542979)
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 00:00:00.000 (JD=2458374.5)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-13 00:00:00.000
Flux: 19.97 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-09 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.28 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: