Discovery certificate for object 2018kgy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26802 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 13:33:11
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 2018kgy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaflcyp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:47:23.872 (131.849466) DEC = +11:21:53.97 (11.3649921)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 11:28:27 (JD=2458468.9781019)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 11:28:27
Flux: 19.06 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 10:26:58
Limiting flux: 20.73 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/2018kgy