Discovery certificate for object 2018jak
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25536 [ 2018TNSTR1826....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-26 05:52:26
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: SN 2018jak
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acqxyiq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:59:18.199 (149.8258285) DEC = +34:53:43.77 (34.895493)
Discovery date: 2018-11-21 12:56:09 (JD=2458444.0389931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-21 12:56:09
Flux: 19.21 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-21 10:37:55
Limiting flux: 20.07 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/2018jak