Discovery certificate for object 2018ikl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24917 [ 2018TNSTR1763....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 02:00:31
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: AT 2018ikl
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18absmdtd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:34:25.381 (278.6057555) DEC = +17:14:53.67 (17.2482426)
Discovery date: 2018-09-03 04:01:55 (JD=2458364.6679977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-03 04:01:55
Flux: 19.65 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-31 06:07:12
Limiting flux: 20.28 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/2018ikl