Discovery certificate for object 2018ikb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24874 [ 2018TNSTR1759....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-12 13:05:12
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (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: SN 2018ikb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acfwmqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:21:46.467 (35.443613) DEC = +31:42:50.53 (31.7140362)
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 04:43:33 (JD=2458431.6969097)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 04:43:33
Flux: 19.6675 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-06 06:54:34
Limiting flux: 20.62 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018ikb