Discovery certificate for object 2018kxy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27424

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 2018kxy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acqfnet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:31:34.308 (157.8929514) DEC = +28:47:00.63 (28.7835073)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:34:45 (JD=2458472.0241435)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:34:45
Flux: 19.37 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 12:58:36
Limiting flux: 20.73 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/2018kxy