Discovery certificate for object 2018kif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26848 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 20:33:57
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 2018kif
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczcfkk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:44:27.601 (86.1150061) DEC = -23:36:53.01 (-23.614726)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 07:06:48 (JD=2458472.7964005)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 07:06:48
Flux: 19.3 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-19 09:04:36
Limiting flux: 19.54 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/2018kif