Discovery certificate for object 2018kdc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26635 [ 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 2018kdc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acujdpy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:32:19.139 (23.0797472) DEC = +41:36:06.43 (41.601786)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 06:25:28 (JD=2458461.7676852)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 06:25:28
Flux: 19.749 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-05 04:43:58
Limiting flux: 20.12 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2018kdc