Discovery certificate for object 2018kgn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26781 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 13:07:34
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018kgn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF17aaaejau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:21:28.584 (320.369101) DEC = +29:15:41.20 (29.2614439)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 02:38:02 (JD=2458469.6097454)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 02:38:02
Flux: 16.88 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-23 10:08:32
Limiting flux: 20.85 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/2018kgn