Discovery certificate for object 2018kvc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27322 [ 2018TNSTR1979....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-25 01:58:00
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 2018kvc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adaifgd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:41:26.996 (85.3624813) DEC = -12:16:30.33 (-12.2750928)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 06:46:04 (JD=2458476.7819907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 06:46:04
Flux: 19.19 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 06:31:40
Limiting flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: