Discovery certificate for object 2018kfd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26731 [ 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: SN 2018kfd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwyowc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:47:48.673 (206.952804) DEC = +35:03:31.78 (35.0588287)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 12:47:13 (JD=2458469.0327894)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 12:47:13
Flux: 20.07 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-13 12:21:27
Limiting flux: 20.44 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/2018kfd