Discovery certificate for object 2018ibc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24284 [ 2018TNSTR1725....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-07 15:20:54
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 2018ibc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abslxpd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:13:01.335 (273.2555632) DEC = +57:59:03.11 (57.9841961)
Discovery date: 2018-11-05 03:41:40.000 (JD=2458427.6539352)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-05 03:41:40.000
Flux: 19.3604 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-09 05:51:21
Limiting flux: 19.38 ABMag
Filter: i-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: