Discovery certificate for object 2018ikv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24932 [ 2018TNSTR1763....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-13 02:08:51
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 2018ikv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18achhdkl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:36:30.814 (354.1283924) DEC = +11:28:04.30 (11.4678625)
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 03:33:07.000 (JD=2458434.6479977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 03:33:07.000
Flux: 17.33 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-07 06:10:04
Limiting flux: 20.57 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: