Discovery certificate for object 2018ctk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19643 [ 2018TNSTR.872....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-22 01:31:42
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018ctk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aamndyk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:53:52.241 (253.4676726) DEC = +39:45:36.71 (39.7601972)
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 11:19:40.000 (JD=2458229.9719907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-21 11:19:40.000
Flux: 17.49 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: