Discovery certificate for object 2018kpn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27118 [ 2018TNSTR1974....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 12:07:45
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 2018kpn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adactdb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:56:55.320 (149.2305016) DEC = +51:21:31.77 (51.3588237)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:46:33 (JD=2458472.9489931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 10:46:33
Flux: 20.3 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-15 12:41:45
Limiting flux: 17.28 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/2018kpn