Discovery certificate for object 2018iad
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24184 [ 2018TNSTR1725....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-07 14:52:27
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018iad
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abyaxyu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:21.151 (10.0881297) DEC = +21:16:34.93 (21.2763701)
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 08:37:14 (JD=2458397.8592014)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 08:37:14
Flux: 19.4333 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-18 09:39:10
Limiting flux: 20.71 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018iad