Discovery certificate for object 2018ixy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25455 [ 2018TNSTR1821....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-25 13:37:43
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 2018ixy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18achozeq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:49:49.283 (12.4553466) DEC = -21:30:43.70 (-21.5121384)
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 04:31:37 (JD=2458431.6886343)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-09 04:31:37
Flux: 18.9922 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: