Discovery certificate for object 2018lqa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 41311 [ 2019TNSTR1172....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-08 21:55:20
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2018lqa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwtops
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:45:56.820 (281.4867519) DEC = +36:24:09.68 (36.4026886)
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 05:58:33 (JD=2458376.7489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-15 05:58:33
Flux: 20.79 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-15 04:06:14
Limiting flux: 20.63 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018lqa