Discovery certificate for object 2018lgy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27825 [ 2019TNSTR..19....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-03 10:13:15
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 2018lgy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbcmmf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:57:23.988 (29.3499493) DEC = +11:55:45.52 (11.9293106)
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 02:49:42.000 (JD=2458483.6178472)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-31 02:49:42.000
Flux: 19.59 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-04 06:16:59
Limiting flux: 20.42 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: