Discovery certificate for object 2018kta
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27251 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 21:17:36
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: SN 2018kta
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvwdkk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:51:37.141 (192.9047542) DEC = +12:34:24.11 (12.573364)
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 11:35:34 (JD=2458474.983044)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 11:35:34
Flux: 19.42 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 12:37:52
Limiting flux: 20.41 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/2018kta