Discovery certificate for object 2018kys
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27450 [ 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 2018kys
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acuepcb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:21:02.144 (215.2589346) DEC = -05:22:39.58 (-5.3776611)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:58:03 (JD=2458477.0403241)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:58:03
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018kys