Discovery certificate for object 2018knd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27037 [ 2018TNSTR1970....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 21:29:59
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 2018knd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adachkc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:15:09.925 (213.791356) DEC = +08:32:05.64 (8.5348999)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 11:40:26 (JD=2458472.9864236)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 11:40:26
Flux: 19.34 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: