Discovery certificate for object 2018kdw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26682 [ 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 2018kdw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acusnmh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:17:11.374 (169.2973903) DEC = +02:46:44.28 (2.7789659)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 13:03:16.000 (JD=2458462.0439352)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 13:03:16.000
Flux: 18.823 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: