Discovery certificate for object 2018kia
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26843 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 20:33:57
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 2018kia
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwzaui
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:53:53.080 (223.4711684) DEC = -13:29:08.11 (-13.4855859)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 13:26:04 (JD=2458469.0597801)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 13:26:04
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 13:19:03
Limiting flux: 19.56 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/2018kia