Discovery certificate for object 2018kxn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27412 [ 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 2018kxn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczeplb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:49:38.883 (162.4120113) DEC = +20:12:43.56 (20.2120994)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 10:34:58 (JD=2458476.9409491)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 10:34:58
Flux: 19.72 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 13:04:22
Limiting flux: 20.38 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/2018kxn