Discovery certificate for object 2018ktu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27280 [ 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 2018ktu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvgqft
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:32:20.723 (173.086345) DEC = +69:48:49.55 (69.8137638)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 11:46:53 (JD=2458472.9909028)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 11:46:53
Flux: 19.5 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 10:45:15
Limiting flux: 20.13 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/2018ktu