Discovery certificate for object 2018kdk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26644 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 10:19:33
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (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 2018kdk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abfzcrf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:13:48.979 (198.45408) DEC = +36:53:58.15 (36.8994861)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:20:51.000 (JD=2458466.0144907)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:20:51.000
Flux: 18.526 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-28 12:11:13
Limiting flux: 19.77 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: