Discovery certificate for object 2018ker
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26711 [ 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 2018ker
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxgszf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:53:33.499 (298.3895801) DEC = +58:24:22.58 (58.4062731)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:48:02 (JD=2458456.6583565)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:48:02
Flux: 19.2954 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018ker