Discovery certificate for object 2018ktl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27265 [ 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 2018ktl
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aasddot
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:54:17.433 (238.5726391) DEC = +32:38:37.65 (32.6437922)
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: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-21 08:28:10
Limiting flux: 20.01 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: