Discovery certificate for object 2018kkt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26940 [ 2018TNSTR2070....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-22 21:45:43
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 2018kkt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvgxtb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:56:46.737 (194.1947373) DEC = +21:40:55.90 (21.6821958)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 13:06:40 (JD=2458472.0462963)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 13:06:40
Flux: 19.82 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 12:39:53
Limiting flux: 20.53 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/2018kkt