Discovery certificate for object 2018lbd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27535 [ 2018TNSTR2003....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-29 14:03:36
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 2018lbd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvjhht
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:20:06.342 (215.0264255) DEC = -09:23:13.65 (-9.3871249)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:57:23.000 (JD=2458477.0398611)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:57:23.000
Flux: 17.57 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: