Discovery certificate for object 2018kdu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26672 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 10:19:48
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 2018kdu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18actwwzv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:16:38.729 (334.1613713) DEC = -19:26:51.81 (-19.4477256)
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 02:33:42.000 (JD=2458457.6067361)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 02:33:42.000
Flux: 18.1337 ABMag
Filter: g-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: