Discovery certificate for object 2018lps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38882 [ 2019TNSTR1102....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-29 05:34:04
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018lps
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acswirx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:43:42.353 (295.9264695) DEC = +43:06:01.24 (43.1003435)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:17:16 (JD=2458456.6369907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:17:16
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-13 03:51:50
Limiting flux: 19.66 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018lps