Discovery certificate for object 2018kcy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26628 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 09:30:38
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 2018kcy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acsvxum
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:37:21.988 (339.3416155) DEC = +15:25:22.42 (15.4228939)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:09:25.000 (JD=2458456.6315509)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:09:25.000
Flux: 19.4658 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: