Discovery certificate for object 2018khd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26814 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 13:33:11
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: SN 2018khd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxwtyx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:32:09.170 (128.0382104) DEC = -10:29:28.38 (-10.4912159)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 11:21:44.000 (JD=2458469.9734259)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 11:21:44.000
Flux: 18.9 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: