Discovery certificate for object 2018kkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26930 [ 2018TNSTR2070....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-22 21:29:14
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 2018kkq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acgjcmb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:30:29.546 (97.6231095) DEC = +74:26:39.05 (74.4441802)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 06:18:30 (JD=2458471.7628472)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 06:18:30
Flux: 17.82 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 11:13:12
Limiting flux: 20.15 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/2018kkq