Discovery certificate for object 2018kte
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27257 [ 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 2018kte
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczumxe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:09:37.488 (182.4062018) DEC = +05:09:05.90 (5.151639)
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 11:33:37 (JD=2458474.9816782)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 11:33:37
Flux: 19.1 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-19 12:03:10
Limiting flux: 20.22 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018kte