Discovery certificate for object 2018lak
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27510 [ 2018TNSTR2003....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 11:58:00
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018lak
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adaylyq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:29:23.117 (127.3463197) DEC = +26:30:58.40 (26.5162223)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:09:46.000 (JD=2458480.9234606)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:09:46.000
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: