Discovery certificate for object 2018kiw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26867 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:40:55
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 2018kiw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aculmdk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:55:49.074 (118.9544767) DEC = +10:49:10.22 (10.8195065)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 10:48:00 (JD=2458461.95)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 10:48:00
Flux: 19.34 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-03 11:57:07
Limiting flux: 20.29 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/2018kiw