Discovery certificate for object 2018kux
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27317 [ 2018TNSTR1979....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-25 01:53:56
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 2018kux
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adakznd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:12:46.354 (168.1931422) DEC = -07:23:13.86 (-7.3871828)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:01:26 (JD=2458473.0009954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 12:01:26
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 10:55:12
Limiting flux: 19.75 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/2018kux