Discovery certificate for object 2018kfc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26730 [ 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 2018kfc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwynqc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:09:41.522 (167.4230079) DEC = -03:39:26.71 (-3.6574202)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 12:32:36 (JD=2458469.0226505)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 12:32:36
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-15 12:59:36
Limiting flux: 20.29 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/2018kfc