Discovery certificate for object 2018kpj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27114 [ 2018TNSTR1974....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 12:05:39
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 2018kpj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczznsj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:02:03.808 (30.5158686) DEC = +12:19:20.92 (12.3224767)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 02:57:07 (JD=2458475.6229977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 02:57:07
Flux: 19.05 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 04:45:07
Limiting flux: 19.36 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/2018kpj