Discovery certificate for object 2018joc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26024 [ 2018TNSTR1893....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-09 13:08:56
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 2018joc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aacdydz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:35:45.096 (143.9379016) DEC = +32:01:59.01 (32.033059)
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 11:32:28 (JD=2458455.9808912)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 11:32:28
Flux: 20.0496 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: