Discovery certificate for object 2018iky
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24935

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 02:10:03
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 2018iky
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18achrqmw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:41:35.082 (85.3961745) DEC = +15:50:53.47 (15.8481861)
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 08:36:57 (JD=2458434.8589931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 08:36:57
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-10 10:04:48
Limiting flux: 20.68 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/2018iky