Discovery certificate for object 2018lqw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 53495 [ 2019TNSTR2456....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-26 23:05:22
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018lqw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abfekzy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:46:42.575 (326.6773973) DEC = +26:29:28.93 (26.4913707)
Discovery date: 2018-07-07 09:33:07.000 (JD=2458306.8979977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-07 09:33:07.000
Flux: 20.05 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-04 10:06:14
Limiting flux: 20.26 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: