Discovery certificate for object 2018ikr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24928 [ 2018TNSTR1763....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 02:07:35
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 2018ikr
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aceathd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:15:41.775 (33.9240634) DEC = -01:07:11.16 (-1.1197677)
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 07:00:28 (JD=2458428.7919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-06 07:00:28
Flux: 20.45 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-03 08:15:21
Limiting flux: 20.48 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/2018ikr