Discovery certificate for object 2018kya
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27427 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 12:43:37
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 2018kya
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczdvug
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:34:58.851 (143.745213) DEC = +09:42:04.46 (9.7012375)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:27:53.000 (JD=2458472.9360417)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:27:53.000
Flux: 20.19 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 11:59:16
Limiting flux: 20.74 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: