Discovery certificate for object 2018ikq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24927 [ 2018TNSTR1763....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 02:07:16
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 2018ikq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmjija
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:38:33.407 (324.6391968) DEC = +32:05:05.65 (32.084903)
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 04:24:57 (JD=2458429.6839931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 04:24:57
Flux: 17.86 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-07 03:12:57
Limiting flux: 20.38 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/2018ikq