Discovery certificate for object 2018kkm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26926 [ 2018TNSTR2070....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-22 21:14:05
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 2018kkm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczoved
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:19:37.903 (4.9079297) DEC = -00:53:52.56 (-0.8979333)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 03:28:41 (JD=2458471.6449306)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 03:28:41
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-04 03:58:45
Limiting flux: 19.78 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/2018kkm