Discovery certificate for object 2018lpu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40617 [ 2019TNSTR1135....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-03 10:43:38
Sender: Jingyi LIANG
Source Group: ZTF

Jingyi LIANG, Avishay Gal-Yam (on behalf of ZTF) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018lpu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abgrlpv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:55:44.975 (283.937395) DEC = +47:26:28.50 (47.44125)
Discovery date: 2018-07-08 00:00:00 (JD=2458307.5)


Remarks: SLSN-II in a faint host

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-08 00:00:00
Flux: 21.23 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-07 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.83 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/2018lpu