Discovery certificate for object 2018ibk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24323 [ 2018TNSTR1725....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-07 15:21:08
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 2018ibk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abuifwq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:31:04.099 (7.7670804) DEC = +48:06:33.39 (48.1092752)
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 08:27:03.000 (JD=2458397.8521181)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 08:27:03.000
Flux: 19.5622 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-27 08:46:10
Limiting flux: 19.72 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: