Discovery certificate for object 2018kdi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26642 [ 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 2018kdi
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abbodao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:33:55.309 (293.4804547) DEC = +63:42:58.41 (63.7162238)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:47:23 (JD=2458456.6579051)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:47:23
Flux: 19.4103 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-13 02:26:35
Limiting flux: 19.56 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/2018kdi