Discovery certificate for object 2018igu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24708 [ 2018TNSTR1749....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-10 14:20:34
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 2018igu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwpdny
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:33:55.240 (353.4801676) DEC = -23:43:40.66 (-23.7279607)
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 05:31:33 (JD=2458429.7302546)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 05:31:33
Flux: 17.4587 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-19 08:04:59
Limiting flux: 19.86 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/2018igu