Discovery certificate for object 2018loa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31276 [ 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 2018loa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abgvdtw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:20:54.497 (245.227071) DEC = +50:27:52.16 (50.4644889)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 13:07:12.000 (JD=2458469.0466667)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 13:07:12.000
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 12:54:12
Limiting flux: 20.031 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: