Discovery certificate for object 2018ksx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27248 [ 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 2018ksx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxcokz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:43:32.893 (160.8870526) DEC = +01:01:08.74 (1.0190956)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:39:25 (JD=2458472.9440509)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:39:25
Flux: 19.66 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-15 13:00:11
Limiting flux: 20.01 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/2018ksx