Discovery certificate for object 2018kox
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27102 [ 2018TNSTR1975....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 07:54:07
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018kox
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxhvzb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:43:10.407 (70.7933605) DEC = -04:18:11.22 (-4.3031164)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 04:09:40 (JD=2458469.6733796)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 04:09:40
Flux: 20.02 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-14 07:30:08
Limiting flux: 20.43 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/2018kox