Discovery certificate for object 2018lqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57574 [ 2020TNSTR..20....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-02 20:17:50
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 2018lqy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abquyqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:11:23.323 (17.8471804) DEC = +13:09:36.35 (13.1600969)
Discovery date: 2018-08-28 09:21:36.000 (JD=2458358.89)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-28 09:21:36.000
Flux: 17.05 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-25 11:51:21
Limiting flux: 20.07 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: