Discovery certificate for object 2018iay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24279 [ 2018TNSTR1725....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-07 14:54:34
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 2018iay
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acchhpf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:53:01.571 (358.2565438) DEC = +28:48:10.89 (28.8030244)
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 04:22:55.000 (JD=2458425.6825926)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 04:22:55.000
Flux: 19.6184 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-09 05:18:31
Limiting flux: 20.66 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: