Discovery certificate for object 2018kzu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27486 [ 2018TNSTR1996....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 23:02:46
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 2018kzu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adazele
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:40:21.678 (160.0903267) DEC = +15:29:08.26 (15.4856278)
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:50:52 (JD=2458480.9519907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-28 10:50:52
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-24 10:35:02
Limiting flux: 19.39 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/2018kzu