Discovery certificate for object 2018ius
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25322

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-22 01:57:17
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 2018ius
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acqyktp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:40:09.244 (175.0385166) DEC = +07:14:14.03 (7.2372292)
Discovery date: 2018-11-19 13:20:38 (JD=2458442.0559954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-19 13:20:38
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-09 13:10:33
Limiting flux: 19.25 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/2018ius