Discovery certificate for object 2018kfu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26752 [ 2018TNSTR1950....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 20:33:38
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 2018kfu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvrfvv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:44:23.982 (56.0999266) DEC = +41:59:43.26 (41.9953503)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 05:26:52 (JD=2458465.7269907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 05:26:52
Flux: 20.36 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-10 08:16:47
Limiting flux: 20.2 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/2018kfu