Discovery certificate for object 2018iab
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24169

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-07 14:52:27
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_MSIP)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel (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 2018iab
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmenfr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:07:22.865 (346.8452704) DEC = +43:36:14.06 (43.6039065)
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 05:09:42 (JD=2458400.7150694)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 05:09:42
Flux: 18.5617 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-27 07:20:55
Limiting flux: 19.82 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018iab