Discovery certificate for object 2018kni
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27044 [ 2018TNSTR1970....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 21:33:19
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 2018kni
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvgyvp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:24:26.019 (156.1084112) DEC = -06:09:35.63 (-6.1598969)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 12:30:00 (JD=2458476.0208449)


Remarks: AAVSOVSX match: EC|RRC|ESD

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 12:30:00
Flux: 15.34 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 12:00:08
Limiting flux: 20.02 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018kni