Discovery certificate for object 2018ikk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24916 [ 2018TNSTR1763....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 01:31:43
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018ikk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbwlpj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:56:43.524 (269.1813503) DEC = +41:46:41.11 (41.7780852)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:16:48 (JD=2458423.595)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:16:48
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

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