Discovery certificate for object 2018lcv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27595 [ 2018TNSTR2009....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-30 22:39:54
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 2018lcv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adayxxz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:52:04.140 (133.0172506) DEC = -18:47:14.07 (-18.7872415)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:30:43.000 (JD=2458480.9379977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:30:43.000
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-23 12:02:52
Limiting flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: