Discovery certificate for object 2018kes
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26712 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 10:19:54
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 2018kes
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxhoij
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:12:07.815 (18.0325628) DEC = -21:04:29.40 (-21.0748323)
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 04:14:47.000 (JD=2458457.6769444)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-05 04:14:47.000
Flux: 19.4127 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: