Discovery certificate for object 2018icn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24407 [ 2018TNSTR1735....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-08 04:32:30
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 2018icn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbwkso
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:05:59.751 (301.4989625) DEC = +08:55:11.65 (8.9199036)
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:06:43.000 (JD=2458423.5879977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-01 02:06:43.000
Flux: 17.95 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-08 02:32:38
Limiting flux: 20.09 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: