Discovery certificate for object 2018kdb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26633 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 09:30:38
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: 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 2018kdb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acsxubr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:29:03.002 (7.2625084) DEC = +19:57:10.15 (19.9528189)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 04:22:24 (JD=2458456.6822338)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 04:22:24
Flux: 19.6717 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-19 06:12:31
Limiting flux: 19.52 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018kdb