Discovery certificate for object 2018kza
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27458 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 13:50:48
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 2018kza
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbadku
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:53:08.879 (238.2869961) DEC = +65:00:46.34 (65.0128733)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:44:13 (JD=2458477.030706)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:44:13
Flux: 18.95 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: