Discovery certificate for object 2018kfb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26729 [ 2018TNSTR1951....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 13:46:48
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 2018kfb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvgrmd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:13:55.309 (198.4804533) DEC = +62:36:37.51 (62.6104194)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 11:50:38 (JD=2458464.9934954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 11:50:38
Flux: 19.69 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-28 11:44:44
Limiting flux: 19.78 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018kfb