Discovery certificate for object 2018ktc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27253 [ 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: SN 2018ktc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acyawjf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:51:46.106 (162.9421086) DEC = -06:53:09.00 (-6.8858335)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:57:50.000 (JD=2458472.9568403)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:57:50.000
Flux: 19.56 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 10:59:48
Limiting flux: 20.27 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: