Discovery certificate for object 2018ixo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25442 [ 2018TNSTR1821....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-25 13:37:43
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 2018ixo
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aceylbs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:57:30.694 (164.3778927) DEC = +18:21:50.99 (18.3641651)
Discovery date: 2018-11-08 11:35:00 (JD=2458430.9826505)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-08 11:35:00
Flux: 19.91 ABMag
Filter: r-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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018ixo