Discovery certificate for object 2018kdm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26647 [ 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 2018kdm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abufgdj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:29:36.765 (7.4031866) DEC = -17:38:30.29 (-17.6417466)
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 03:04:27.000 (JD=2458457.6281019)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 03:04:27.000
Flux: 19.3626 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-07 06:16:24
Limiting flux: 20.5 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: