Discovery certificate for object 2018jku
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25899 [ 2018TNSTR1874....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-05 09:42:24
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 2018jku
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acsyfsl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:20:46.779 (5.1949123) DEC = +23:09:54.85 (23.1652351)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 04:39:17.000 (JD=2458456.6939468)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 04:39:17.000
Flux: 19.1419 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: