Discovery certificate for object 2018ict
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24416 [ 2018TNSTR1735....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 04:58:19
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 2018ict
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwdpft
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:41:53.615 (280.4733938) DEC = +27:35:27.62 (27.5910055)
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 03:50:24 (JD=2458426.66)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 03:50:24
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-04 02:24:00
Limiting flux: 18.59 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/2018ict