Discovery certificate for object 2018iao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24259 [ 2018TNSTR1725....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-07 14:54:34
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 2018iao
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbvkwl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:43:15.718 (70.8154927) DEC = -08:36:18.19 (-8.6050531)
Discovery date: 2018-10-31 09:05:55 (JD=2458422.8791204)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-31 09:05:55
Flux: 19.5775 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 11:03:50
Limiting flux: 20.7 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/2018iao