Discovery certificate for object 2018khu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26837 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 20:01:35
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 2018khu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaodqus
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:23:38.447 (215.9101962) DEC = +27:20:09.71 (27.33603)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 12:42:27 (JD=2458470.0294792)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 12:42:27
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-17 04:54:11
Limiting flux: 19.9 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/2018khu