Discovery certificate for object 2018ikw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24933 [ 2018TNSTR1763....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 02:09:11
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 2018ikw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18achhdcn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:41:24.705 (355.3529377) DEC = +15:43:20.10 (15.7222492)
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 03:33:07 (JD=2458434.6479977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 03:33:07
Flux: 16.62 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-09 05:12:28
Limiting flux: 20.16 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/2018ikw