Discovery certificate for object 2018ics
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24415 [ 2018TNSTR1735....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 04:57:37
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 2018ics
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18accnyyz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:09:43.129 (302.4297023) DEC = +15:56:13.12 (15.9369784)
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 02:29:45 (JD=2458426.6039931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 02:29:45
Flux: 17.36 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-01 03:37:26
Limiting flux: 19.99 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/2018ics