Discovery certificate for object 2018iaf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24227 [ 2018TNSTR1725....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-07 14:54:26
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2018iaf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbuvpb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:47:00.669 (11.7527875) DEC = +00:55:14.08 (0.9205783)
Discovery date: 2018-10-31 07:40:29 (JD=2458422.8197917)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-31 07:40:29
Flux: 20.0828 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 08:09:18
Limiting flux: 20.56 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/2018iaf