Discovery certificate for object 2018kyd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27430 [ 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 2018kyd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adaysgv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:58:25.367 (134.6056979) DEC = +53:13:23.26 (53.2231271)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:17:59.000 (JD=2458480.9291551)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:17:59.000
Flux: 19.57 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 12:13:06
Limiting flux: 20.21 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: