Discovery certificate for object 2018kdj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26643 [ 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 2018kdj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abbukfd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:04:25.951 (316.1081297) DEC = +14:38:26.90 (14.640805)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:27:05 (JD=2458456.6438079)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:27:05
Flux: 19.4279 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-10 02:36:48
Limiting flux: 20.05 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/2018kdj