Discovery certificate for object 2018kdz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26688 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 10:19:48
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 2018kdz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvgvdj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:29:54.749 (187.4781202) DEC = +07:10:23.21 (7.1731149)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 13:03:26 (JD=2458466.0440625)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 13:03:26
Flux: 19.3181 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-26 12:24:28
Limiting flux: 19.55 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/2018kdz