Discovery certificate for object 2018kvb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27321 [ 2018TNSTR1979....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-25 01:57:34
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 2018kvb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adakrtq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:55:55.804 (148.9825173) DEC = +15:23:42.37 (15.3951028)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 10:33:36 (JD=2458476.94)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 10:33:36
Flux: 18.98 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-22 11:25:26
Limiting flux: 19.48 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/2018kvb