Discovery certificate for object 2018kdf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26639 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 10:19:33
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 2018kdf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aahsakl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:58:55.761 (179.7323358) DEC = +32:22:22.27 (32.3728514)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 12:08:46 (JD=2458465.006088)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 12:08:46
Flux: 20.359 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-09 11:41:51
Limiting flux: 19.81 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/2018kdf