Discovery certificate for object 2018ksv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27243 [ 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 2018ksv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvgwbt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:31:18.653 (187.8277211) DEC = +19:41:07.80 (19.6855001)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:08:32 (JD=2458472.0059259)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:08:32
Flux: 19.38 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-15 13:08:49
Limiting flux: 20.57 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/2018ksv