Discovery certificate for object 2018iec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24506 [ 2018TNSTR1744....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-09 13:37:44
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018iec
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acanqyr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:55:50.169 (73.9590392) DEC = -00:26:58.22 (-0.4495049)
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 11:05:58.000 (JD=2458397.9624769)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 11:05:58.000
Flux: 19.5105 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

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