Discovery certificate for object 2018kfz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26759 [ 2018TNSTR1950....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 20:39:18
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 2018kfz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aabfxpw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:06:44.484 (76.6853486) DEC = +54:01:22.39 (54.0228865)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 04:23:31 (JD=2458469.6829977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 04:23:31
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 09:38:52
Limiting flux: 20.6 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/2018kfz