Discovery certificate for object 2018kea
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26689 [ 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 2018kea
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvgvzs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:07:25.930 (196.8580408) DEC = +08:54:09.44 (8.9026228)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:27:26 (JD=2458466.0190625)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:27:26
Flux: 19.4294 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-21 13:19:12
Limiting flux: 19.67 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/2018kea