Discovery certificate for object 2018kyb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27428 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 12:43:37
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: SN 2018kyb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczenvx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:54:55.350 (163.7306239) DEC = +27:48:08.80 (27.8024432)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:05:15 (JD=2458477.0036458)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 12:05:15
Flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 13:05:05
Limiting flux: 20.59 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/2018kyb