Discovery certificate for object 2018kgz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26806 [ 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 2018kgz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvdbdo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:02:41.331 (120.672212) DEC = +09:17:30.52 (9.2918111)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 07:06:27 (JD=2458464.7961458)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 07:06:27
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-09 12:10:04
Limiting flux: 19.85 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/2018kgz