Discovery certificate for object 2018kyu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27452 [ 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 2018kyu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acyyefr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:06:36.303 (196.6512629) DEC = +27:52:26.12 (27.8739211)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:24:33 (JD=2458472.0170486)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 12:24:33
Flux: 20.03 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 12:45:12
Limiting flux: 20.58 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/2018kyu