Discovery certificate for object 2018iax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24278 [ 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 2018iax
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbzpbs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:32:40.767 (173.1698632) DEC = +42:04:04.02 (42.0677831)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 11:53:05 (JD=2458423.9951968)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 11:53:05
Flux: 19.4836 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

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