Discovery certificate for object 2018kdy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26687 [ 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 2018kdy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvduiz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:36:15.442 (114.0643413) DEC = +30:05:46.84 (30.0963436)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 07:38:14.000 (JD=2458464.8182176)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 07:38:14.000
Flux: 18.876 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 07:08:24
Limiting flux: 19.88 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: