Discovery certificate for object 2018kzq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27482 [ 2018TNSTR1996....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 23:00:53
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 2018kzq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adakwzc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:24:10.378 (201.0432415) DEC = +16:40:05.68 (16.6682435)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 11:35:31 (JD=2458476.9829977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 11:35:31
Flux: 19.77 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-22 11:38:24
Limiting flux: 19.37 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/2018kzq