Discovery certificate for object 2018ktv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27281 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 21:27:22
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2018ktv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwyvet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:32:03.767 (248.0156966) DEC = +39:36:29.96 (39.6083211)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:46:11.000 (JD=2458477.0320833)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:46:11.000
Flux: 16.97 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: