Discovery certificate for object 2018lfc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27681 [ 2019TNSTR...6....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-01 17:36:52
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 2018lfc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbnbqt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:06:13.575 (46.5565645) DEC = +17:14:38.87 (17.2441307)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 06:25:55.000 (JD=2458480.7679977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 06:25:55.000
Flux: 19.57 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-24 07:07:40
Limiting flux: 19.87 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: