Discovery certificate for object 2018kxk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27407 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 11:56:07
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 2018kxk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwwxhx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:54:02.983 (73.5124279) DEC = +76:05:20.86 (76.0891267)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 11:13:16 (JD=2458468.9675463)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 11:13:16
Flux: 20.15 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 09:43:55
Limiting flux: 20.37 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/2018kxk