Discovery certificate for object 2018ikc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24877

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: AT 2018ikc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acfivzx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:37:34.291 (9.3928799) DEC = -22:32:58.31 (-22.5495296)
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 04:31:37 (JD=2458431.6886343)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 04:31:37
Flux: 17.6004 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-06 05:32:21
Limiting flux: 19.93 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/2018ikc