Discovery certificate for object 2018knf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27039 [ 2018TNSTR1970....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 21:29:59
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 2018knf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adacoaj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:09:15.727 (137.3155306) DEC = +13:23:07.51 (13.3854189)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:37:24 (JD=2458472.9426389)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:37:24
Flux: 19.79 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 10:26:32
Limiting flux: 20.19 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/2018knf