Discovery certificate for object 2018ksu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27240 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 21:13:11
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 2018ksu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aarbldt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:57:07.193 (149.2799702) DEC = +24:33:16.20 (24.5544997)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 11:15:25 (JD=2458464.9690394)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 11:15:25
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-09 12:59:54
Limiting flux: 20.35 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/2018ksu