Discovery certificate for object 2018kgu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26791 [ 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 2018kgu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczapdk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:47:21.005 (11.8375206) DEC = +00:52:27.62 (0.8743396)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 06:29:38 (JD=2458464.7705787)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 06:29:38
Flux: 19.57 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-04 04:26:24
Limiting flux: 19.88 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/2018kgu