Discovery certificate for object 2018kgx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26798 [ 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 2018kgx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acymtph
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:11:16.277 (47.8178209) DEC = +37:05:03.47 (37.0842961)
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 02:50:59 (JD=2458471.6187384)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-19 02:50:59
Flux: 17.84 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 06:12:31
Limiting flux: 20.43 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/2018kgx