Discovery certificate for object 2018kpf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27110 [ 2018TNSTR1974....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 12:03:48
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 2018kpf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwvbpk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:22:46.502 (65.6937581) DEC = +15:34:03.27 (15.5675741)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 06:56:09 (JD=2458468.7889931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 06:56:09
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-13 06:08:38
Limiting flux: 20.36 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/2018kpf