Discovery certificate for object 2018knj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27045 [ 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 2018knj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acyblss
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:00:18.317 (165.0763209) DEC = -07:38:55.58 (-7.6487732)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:00:50 (JD=2458473.0005903)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:00:50
Flux: 19.15 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 12:31:49
Limiting flux: 20.29 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/2018knj