Discovery certificate for object 2018knc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27035 [ 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 2018knc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczerpr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:22:21.921 (200.5913383) DEC = +08:08:28.12 (8.1411452)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:58:14 (JD=2458473.0404398)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:58:14
Flux: 19.06 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/2018knc