Discovery certificate for object 2018ktx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27284 [ 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: SN 2018ktx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczemzj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:37:33.456 (219.3893991) DEC = +08:04:44.00 (8.0788895)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:26:08.000 (JD=2458473.0181481)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:26:08.000
Flux: 19.04 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: