Discovery certificate for object 2018kja
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26874 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:46:56
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 2018kja
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczdqyl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:44:25.127 (146.104696) DEC = +08:59:35.44 (8.9931772)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:27:50 (JD=2458472.9359954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:27:50
Flux: 17.02 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-15 11:28:19
Limiting flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2018kja