Discovery certificate for object 2018ick
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24402 [ 2018TNSTR1735....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 04:28:42
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018ick
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abukrns
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:52:23.591 (313.0982976) DEC = +30:11:04.46 (30.1845721)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:54:14 (JD=2458423.6209954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:54:14
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-09 04:24:57
Limiting flux: 20.8 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/2018ick