Discovery certificate for object 2018iko
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24923 [ 2018TNSTR1763....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 02:05:43
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 2018iko
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acemhyb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:56:34.148 (119.1422834) DEC = +30:10:35.82 (30.1766162)
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 09:00:00 (JD=2458429.875)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 09:00:00
Flux: 18.42 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-04 10:20:38
Limiting flux: 20.36 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/2018iko