Discovery certificate for object 2018iri
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25185 [ 2018TNSTR1801....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-20 14:49:46
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018iri
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaqdmih
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:40:53.116 (175.2213187) DEC = +25:25:46.47 (25.429576)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 11:54:23 (JD=2458423.9960995)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 11:54:23
Flux: 19.0418 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-31 04:26:58
Limiting flux: 20.11 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/2018iri