Discovery certificate for object 2018ign
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24679 [ 2018TNSTR1749....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-10 14:20:20
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 2018ign
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmnvkx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:11:53.877 (332.9744861) DEC = +18:41:49.71 (18.6971416)
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 04:59:39 (JD=2458400.7081019)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-09 04:59:39
Flux: 19.0998 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-10 08:08:18
Limiting flux: 20.25 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/2018ign