Discovery certificate for object 2018ksw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27246

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 2018ksw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwyaws
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:50:14.836 (162.5618146) DEC = +14:16:45.32 (14.2792566)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 12:29:15 (JD=2458476.0203241)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 12:29:15
Flux: 19.41 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 13:03:47
Limiting flux: 20.26 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/2018ksw