Discovery certificate for object 2018ksz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27250 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 21:17:36
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: AT 2018ksz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvhwpt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:51:51.030 (162.9626236) DEC = +21:37:26.51 (21.6240302)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 13:04:29.000 (JD=2458473.0447917)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 13:04:29.000
Flux: 19.7 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 12:32:58
Limiting flux: 20.6 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: