Discovery certificate for object 2018kxx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27423 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 12:43:37
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 2018kxx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18accwjod
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:22:55.603 (155.73168) DEC = +18:47:44.28 (18.795633)
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 11:25:23 (JD=2458474.9759722)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-22 11:25:23
Flux: 19.12 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-19 12:33:59
Limiting flux: 20.03 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/2018kxx