Discovery certificate for object 2018kip
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26860 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:37:12
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018kip
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczawcw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:41:01.988 (25.2582823) DEC = -04:07:05.89 (-4.1183035)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:57:07 (JD=2458472.6229977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:57:07
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-14 05:11:02
Limiting flux: 16.98 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/2018kip