Discovery certificate for object 2018kto
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27270 [ 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 2018kto
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acryfjj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:15:56.841 (213.9868361) DEC = +05:20:29.29 (5.3414687)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:57:31 (JD=2458473.0399537)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:57:31
Flux: 19.16 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018kto