Discovery certificate for object 2018kgv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26794 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 13:16:26
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2018kgv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxijqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:54:27.631 (13.6151306) DEC = +24:37:43.93 (24.6288708)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 04:30:11.000 (JD=2458469.6876273)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 04:30:11.000
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-05 04:49:17
Limiting flux: 20.11 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: