Discovery certificate for object 2018ktk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27264 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 21:27:22
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 2018ktk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aajqlkp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:35:29.027 (233.8709462) DEC = +39:22:46.67 (39.3796299)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:51:29 (JD=2458473.0357639)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:51:29
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 03:23:28
Limiting flux: 20.21 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/2018ktk