Discovery certificate for object 2018lku
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28290 [ 2019TNSTR..48....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-08 08:27:24
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 2018lku
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbcnve
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:36:38.173 (69.1590533) DEC = -21:37:09.90 (-21.6194165)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 06:34:13.000 (JD=2458481.7737731)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 06:34:13.000
Flux: 15.61 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: