Discovery certificate for object 2018kbe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26555 [ 2018TNSTR2062....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-17 20:51:07
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018kbe
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvwbos
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:16:27.528 (214.1146985) DEC = +65:31:30.58 (65.525162)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:17:16.000 (JD=2458466.0119907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:17:16.000
Flux: 17.64 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-10 11:44:09
Limiting flux: 16.68 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: