Discovery certificate for object 2018kpd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27108 [ 2018TNSTR1974....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 12:01:49
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 2018kpd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18ablsaka
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:12:52.396 (333.2183181) DEC = +46:51:15.17 (46.8542137)
Discovery date: 2018-08-06 07:42:14 (JD=2458336.8209954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-06 07:42:14
Flux: 19.32 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-05 07:17:45
Limiting flux: 17.25 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/2018kpd