Discovery certificate for object 2018kfx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26756 [ 2018TNSTR1950....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 20:37:35
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 2018kfx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwugwx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:30:11.690 (52.5487065) DEC = +35:38:29.15 (35.6414313)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 05:19:40 (JD=2458465.7219907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 05:19:40
Flux: 19.86 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-10 08:18:14
Limiting flux: 20.19 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/2018kfx