Discovery certificate for object 2018kku
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26941 [ 2018TNSTR2070....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-22 21:45:43
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2018kku
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acybdar
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:44:20.005 (176.0833557) DEC = +34:30:52.96 (34.5147123)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:11:51 (JD=2458472.0082292)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:11:51
Flux: 19.75 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 13:12:00
Limiting flux: 19.99 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/2018kku