Discovery certificate for object 2018kbd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26554 [ 2018TNSTR2062....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-17 20:50:32
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018kbd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvwchp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:05:32.286 (211.384527) DEC = +55:18:36.69 (55.3101908)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:18:43 (JD=2458466.0129977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:18:43
Flux: 17.73 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-26 13:19:12
Limiting flux: 19.74 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/2018kbd