Discovery certificate for object 2018knb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27033 [ 2018TNSTR1970....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 21:29:59
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 2018knb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczergr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:43:26.798 (220.8616579) DEC = +33:48:41.48 (33.8115231)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:53:29 (JD=2458473.0371528)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:53:29
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018knb