Discovery certificate for object 2018ktn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27268 [ 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 2018ktn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abltbxa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:25:00.851 (246.2535458) DEC = +45:37:21.07 (45.6225183)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 13:07:12 (JD=2458469.0466667)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 13:07:12
Flux: 19.86 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-21 03:42:37
Limiting flux: 20.14 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/2018ktn