Discovery certificate for object 2018kga
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26760 [ 2018TNSTR1950....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 20:39:45
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 2018kga
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acyrmdh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:53:37.999 (103.4083309) DEC = +22:06:53.60 (22.1148877)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 05:47:02 (JD=2458471.7409954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 05:47:02
Flux: 17.48 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 11:24:00
Limiting flux: 20.13 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/2018kga