Discovery certificate for object 2018ken
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26707 [ 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 2018ken
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxakov
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:33:42.537 (188.4272355) DEC = +40:36:21.91 (40.6060862)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 12:17:29 (JD=2458465.0121528)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 12:17:29
Flux: 19.7591 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 12:10:39
Limiting flux: 20.43 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/2018ken