Discovery certificate for object 2018ktd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27256 [ 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: AT 2018ktd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczumpe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:47:14.328 (176.8096982) DEC = -03:41:29.83 (-3.6916184)
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 11:30:59 (JD=2458474.9798495)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 11:30:59
Flux: 19.24 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 12:04:53
Limiting flux: 20.31 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/2018ktd