Discovery certificate for object 2018kfy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26757 [ 2018TNSTR1950....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 20:38:23
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 2018kfy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acyrdtq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:19:00.547 (64.7522803) DEC = +14:15:02.04 (14.2505654)
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 07:52:19 (JD=2458455.8279977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-03 07:52:19
Flux: 20.76 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-03 07:30:43
Limiting flux: 19.85 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/2018kfy