Discovery certificate for object 2018kyn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27445 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 13:50:48
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 2018kyn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaxkort
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:35:52.127 (248.9671966) DEC = +71:28:53.75 (71.4815984)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:43:32 (JD=2458477.0302431)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:43:32
Flux: 17.96 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-29 04:48:51
Limiting flux: 20.11 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/2018kyn