Discovery certificate for object 2018icu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24417 [ 2018TNSTR1735....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 04:59:01
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 2018icu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aahfgid
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:43:00.619 (175.752578) DEC = +27:23:49.32 (27.3970341)
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 13:01:55 (JD=2458427.0429977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 13:01:55
Flux: 17.91 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-04 11:49:55
Limiting flux: 20.26 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/2018icu