Discovery certificate for object 2018ikp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24926 [ 2018TNSTR1763....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 02:06:41
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 2018ikp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acgdepq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:42:03.668 (55.5152852) DEC = +23:27:33.09 (23.4591921)
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 06:50:23 (JD=2458431.7849884)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 06:50:23
Flux: 18.05 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-06 07:24:57
Limiting flux: 20.64 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018ikp