Discovery certificate for object 2018kkn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26927 [ 2018TNSTR2070....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-22 21:26:37
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 2018kkn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwtvhg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:30:53.002 (22.7208397) DEC = +33:34:14.67 (33.5707403)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 03:38:07 (JD=2458471.6514815)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 03:38:07
Flux: 19.29 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 06:45:04
Limiting flux: 20.1 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/2018kkn