Discovery certificate for object 2018kft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26751 [ 2018TNSTR1950....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 20:31:22
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: AT 2018kft
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvrmto
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:31:53.954 (82.9748078) DEC = +80:15:07.30 (80.2520264)
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 10:45:07 (JD=2458397.9479977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-06 10:45:07
Flux: 19.86 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-06 09:18:43
Limiting flux: 20.57 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/2018kft