Discovery certificate for object 2018kdg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26640 [ 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 2018kdg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aamrxeg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:04:04.155 (211.017312) DEC = +72:18:47.81 (72.3132806)
Discovery date: 2018-12-10 11:41:51 (JD=2458462.9873958)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-10 11:41:51
Flux: 15.549 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-26 13:17:36
Limiting flux: 19.7 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/2018kdg