Discovery certificate for object 2018lap
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27516 [ 2018TNSTR2003....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 12:32:05
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: AT 2018lap
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczdenj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:38:14.825 (144.561769) DEC = +02:00:23.84 (2.0066229)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:55:33.000 (JD=2458480.9552546)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:55:33.000
Flux: 19.46 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 11:58:07
Limiting flux: 20.18 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: