Discovery certificate for object 2018lfd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27683 [ 2019TNSTR...6....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-01 18:17:34
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 2018lfd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxgqxq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:14:59.317 (348.7471544) DEC = +48:45:27.65 (48.7576796)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:41:45.000 (JD=2458456.6539931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:41:45.000
Flux: 19.72 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: