Discovery certificate for object 2018kng
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27040 [ 2018TNSTR1970....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-23 21:29:59
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 2018kng
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adacosi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:34:08.641 (143.5360029) DEC = +09:12:43.82 (9.2121718)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:27:53 (JD=2458472.9360417)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:27:53
Flux: 20.42 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 11:59:16
Limiting flux: 20.74 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: