Discovery certificate for object 2018itj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25273 [ 2018TNSTR1809....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 13:15:51
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 2018itj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aceokyk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:44:50.825 (161.2117709) DEC = +60:52:20.44 (60.8723454)
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 10:48:49 (JD=2458429.9505671)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-07 10:48:49
Flux: 20.0716 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-04 12:41:45
Limiting flux: 20.16 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/2018itj