Discovery certificate for object 2018ikn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24922 [ 2018TNSTR1763....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 02:03:39
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 2018ikn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aarybyq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:45:42.020 (146.4250849) DEC = -14:19:34.50 (-14.3262509)
Discovery date: 2018-11-02 13:00:28.000 (JD=2458425.0419907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-02 13:00:28.000
Flux: 17.11 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: