Discovery certificate for object 2018kpl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27116 [ 2018TNSTR1974....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 12:06:47
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 2018kpl
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczznqr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:03:12.451 (30.8018781) DEC = +14:53:45.86 (14.8960715)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 02:57:07 (JD=2458475.6229977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 02:57:07
Flux: 18.07 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: 19.43 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/2018kpl