Discovery certificate for object 2018lnq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31241 [ 2019TNSTR.444....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-26 11:20:26
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 2018lnq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaimsgg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:57:29.095 (254.3712287) DEC = +27:21:02.12 (27.3505898)
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 13:07:20.000 (JD=2458482.0467593)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-29 13:07:20.000
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: r-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: