Discovery certificate for object 2018iak
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24238 [ 2018TNSTR1725....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-07 14:54:26
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel (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 2018iak
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbwxsw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:43:11.194 (340.7966415) DEC = +02:17:36.41 (2.2934477)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 03:25:17.000 (JD=2458423.6425579)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 03:25:17.000
Flux: 19.2063 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-09 06:50:41
Limiting flux: 20.51 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: