Discovery certificate for object 2018kej
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26703 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 10:19:54
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 2018kej
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvwddd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:24:48.347 (201.2014444) DEC = +22:58:58.25 (22.9828465)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:22:11 (JD=2458466.0154051)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:22:11
Flux: 18.7522 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-26 13:22:48
Limiting flux: 19.59 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/2018kej