Discovery certificate for object 2018idk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24436

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 13:21:22
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi (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 2018idk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbzqoc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:58:40.421 (179.6684228) DEC = +64:57:43.35 (64.962042)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 11:45:09 (JD=2458423.9896875)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 11:45:09
Flux: 19.7934 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-01 11:43:43
Limiting flux: 19.69 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/2018idk