Discovery certificate for object 2018kgw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26796 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 13:20:40
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 2018kgw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acujaon
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:25:42.198 (36.4258252) DEC = +33:59:12.33 (33.9867597)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 06:22:08 (JD=2458461.7653819)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 06:22:08
Flux: 20.3 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-03 07:14:35
Limiting flux: 20.37 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/2018kgw