Discovery certificate for object 2018kdt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26665 [ 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 2018kdt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acsxswl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:59:42.394 (359.9266436) DEC = +15:33:19.24 (15.5553439)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 04:21:06.000 (JD=2458456.681331)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 04:21:06.000
Flux: 18.9189 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: