Discovery certificate for object 2018itq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25287 [ 2018TNSTR1809....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-21 13:15:56
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018itq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acnbejq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:07:00.170 (166.7507065) DEC = +53:34:28.79 (53.5746648)
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 11:13:12.000 (JD=2458440.9675116)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-18 11:13:12.000
Flux: 18.9749 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-10 13:07:32
Limiting flux: 20.3 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: