Discovery certificate for object 2018iep
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24540 [ 2018TNSTR1744....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-09 13:37:57
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 2018iep
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbuxby
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:45:05.302 (26.2720932) DEC = +20:25:46.41 (20.429559)
Discovery date: 2018-10-31 06:26:40 (JD=2458422.7685185)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-31 06:26:40
Flux: 19.6207 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

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

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018iep