Discovery certificate for object 2018kyw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27454 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 13:50:48
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 2018kyw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adalfyk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:08:39.713 (242.1654727) DEC = +55:23:30.62 (55.3918379)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:44:52.000 (JD=2458477.0311574)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:44:52.000
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: r-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: