Discovery certificate for object 2018kfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26725 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 13:46:48
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 2018kfa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abwuahw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:36:44.072 (219.1836347) DEC = +51:54:44.64 (51.9124008)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 13:08:00 (JD=2458469.0472338)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 13:08:00
Flux: 19.99 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-17 03:12:48
Limiting flux: 20.16 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/2018kfa