Discovery certificate for object 2018lav
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27523 [ 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 2018lav
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbhsjc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:37:00.303 (144.2512625) DEC = -13:01:37.19 (-13.0269963)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 11:31:39.000 (JD=2458480.9803241)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 11:31:39.000
Flux: 19.87 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 11:52:30
Limiting flux: 20.32 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: