Discovery certificate for object 2018lpx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 41308 [ 2019TNSTR1172....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-08 21:54:01
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 2018lpx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aboaeqy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:10:42.417 (242.6767381) DEC = +42:35:38.63 (42.5940646)
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 04:19:12.000 (JD=2458343.68)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-13 04:19:12.000
Flux: 20.96 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-13 03:50:24
Limiting flux: 20.52 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: