Discovery certificate for object 2018kva
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27320 [ 2018TNSTR1979....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-25 01:57:07
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: SN 2018kva
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczqzrj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:35:16.206 (128.8175235) DEC = +48:19:03.36 (48.3175997)
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 12:15:50 (JD=2458476.0109954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-23 12:15:50
Flux: 19.08 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 12:08:38
Limiting flux: 20.33 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/2018kva