Discovery certificate for object 2018lpy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 41309 [ 2019TNSTR1172....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-08 21:54:35
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 2018lpy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abqbavl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:03:29.760 (255.873999) DEC = +41:38:43.14 (41.6453161)
Discovery date: 2018-08-19 05:38:24.000 (JD=2458349.735)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-19 05:38:24.000
Flux: 20.55 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-19 03:51:50
Limiting flux: 20.23 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: