Discovery certificate for object 2018kxj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27406 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 11:56:07
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 2018kxj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwwddd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:18:57.630 (109.7401259) DEC = +70:59:21.33 (70.9892597)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 10:14:27.000 (JD=2458468.926713)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 10:14:27.000
Flux: 20.02 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-13 11:20:41
Limiting flux: 20.24 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: