Discovery certificate for object 2018fik
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21840 [ 2018TNSTR1231....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-22 20:26:05
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018fik
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abnoonq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:12:37.119 (273.1546637) DEC = +15:54:53.40 (15.9148327)
Discovery date: 2018-08-18 03:56:09 (JD=2458348.6639931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-18 03:56:09
Flux: 20.26 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-14 04:11:59
Limiting flux: 20.74 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: