Discovery certificate for object 2018ixa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25422 [ 2018TNSTR1821....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-25 13:37:30
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 2018ixa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18accvkbp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:14:41.132 (168.6713845) DEC = +59:44:36.78 (59.743551)
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 11:42:45 (JD=2458426.9880324)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-04 11:42:45
Flux: 20.4635 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: