Discovery certificate for object 2018ksq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27235 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 21:05:05
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 2018ksq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwggjc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:07:21.917 (76.8413223) DEC = -06:11:52.47 (-6.1979076)
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 07:36:21 (JD=2458466.8169097)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-14 07:36:21
Flux: 19.46 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-14 07:29:34
Limiting flux: 20.43 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/2018ksq