Discovery certificate for object 2018kdv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26674 [ 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 2018kdv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18actwxpp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:19:12.723 (334.8030117) DEC = -16:49:03.52 (-16.8176437)
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: 18.4085 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: