Discovery certificate for object 2018ktb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27252 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 21:17:36
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 2018ktb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvwekz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:53:46.977 (193.445736) DEC = +03:26:29.62 (3.4415624)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:29:12.000 (JD=2458472.0202778)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:29:12.000
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 12:34:33
Limiting flux: 20.05 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: