Discovery certificate for object 2018kkr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26937 [ 2018TNSTR2070....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-22 21:45:43
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 2018kkr
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aarmpmz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:45:38.514 (176.410476) DEC = +44:20:22.06 (44.3394615)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 13:14:41.000 (JD=2458472.051875)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 13:14:41.000
Flux: 20.14 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 12:13:23
Limiting flux: 20.9 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: