Discovery certificate for object 2018kic
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26845 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 20:33:57
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 2018kic
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acyyhgd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:27:55.458 (246.9810758) DEC = +21:15:16.69 (21.2546367)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 13:23:31 (JD=2458472.0579977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 13:23:31
Flux: 18.72 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: