Discovery certificate for object 2018kec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26695 [ 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 2018kec
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvvseq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:44:44.410 (131.1850398) DEC = -12:16:05.28 (-12.2681327)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 11:35:32 (JD=2458465.9830093)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 11:35:32
Flux: 19.5161 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-28 11:31:12
Limiting flux: 19.66 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018kec