Discovery certificate for object 2018lfb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27680 [ 2019TNSTR...6....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-01 17:36:24
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: SN 2018lfb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adasopt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:29:52.332 (82.4680486) DEC = +19:50:02.66 (19.8340735)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 06:57:36.000 (JD=2458480.79)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 06:57:36.000
Flux: 19.02 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-24 07:23:31
Limiting flux: 19.84 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: