Discovery certificate for object 2018kiy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26869 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:42:37
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 2018kiy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczcxro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:43:41.334 (145.9222239) DEC = +15:19:58.44 (15.3328998)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 09:51:50 (JD=2458472.9109954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 09:51:50
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-19 12:37:26
Limiting flux: 20.37 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/2018kiy