Discovery certificate for object 2018kph
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27112 [ 2018TNSTR1974....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 12:04:44
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 2018kph
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abnbnoa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:07:18.518 (316.8271596) DEC = +32:34:02.01 (32.5672258)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 03:12:57 (JD=2458469.6339931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 03:12:57
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-04 03:21:36
Limiting flux: 19.73 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/2018kph