Discovery certificate for object 2018kss
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27238 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 21:07:11
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 2018kss
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczrafz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:46:23.869 (101.5994556) DEC = +43:49:27.78 (43.8243846)
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 07:52:39.000 (JD=2458474.8282407)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 07:52:39.000
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 09:52:07
Limiting flux: 20.62 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: