Discovery certificate for object 2018kdq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26654 [ 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 2018kdq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acskjdj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:07:25.608 (76.8567006) DEC = +16:00:40.87 (16.0113522)
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 06:54:49.000 (JD=2458455.7880671)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 06:54:49.000
Flux: 19.4882 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: