Discovery certificate for object 2018ktg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27259 [ 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 2018ktg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adacfqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:39:39.446 (189.9143573) DEC = -05:20:38.97 (-5.3441594)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 11:44:45 (JD=2458475.9894213)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 11:44:45
Flux: 17.23 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018ktg