Discovery certificate for object 2018kwu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27389 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 08:30:54
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018kwu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adainmx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:05:13.394 (46.30581) DEC = +23:28:20.03 (23.4722309)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 06:27:57 (JD=2458480.7694097)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 06:27:57
Flux: 19.26 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-12 06:40:19
Limiting flux: 20.35 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/2018kwu