Discovery certificate for object 2018lik
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27909 [ 2019TNSTR..27....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-04 07:35:59
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018lik
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbmbgf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:02:47.525 (345.6980216) DEC = +27:15:14.85 (27.2541243)
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 02:58:37.000 (JD=2458482.6240394)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-30 02:58:37.000
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-17 02:15:04
Limiting flux: 20.41 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: