Discovery certificate for object 2018iyj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25470

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-25 13:37:54
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 2018iyj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acmzhmp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:30:03.680 (127.5153323) DEC = +56:02:56.18 (56.0489375)
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 12:15:42 (JD=2458435.0109144)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 12:15:42
Flux: 20.5642 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-12 11:08:18
Limiting flux: 20 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/2018iyj