Discovery certificate for object 2018kpg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27111 [ 2018TNSTR1974....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 12:04:15
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 2018kpg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmjhxp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:32:59.184 (323.2466) DEC = +38:18:16.31 (38.3045308)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:19:40 (JD=2458472.5969907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:19:40
Flux: 19.12 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-17 03:12:57
Limiting flux: 20.05 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/2018kpg