Discovery certificate for object 2018ktj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27262 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 21:27:22
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 2018ktj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaimpat
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:43:51.528 (235.9646986) DEC = +36:31:36.79 (36.5268865)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:52:10.000 (JD=2458473.0362269)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:52:10.000
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-17 03:10:48
Limiting flux: 20.18 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: