Discovery certificate for object 2018kbb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26548 [ 2018TNSTR2062....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-17 20:06:02
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2018kbb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvwcky
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:43:16.269 (205.8177869) DEC = +45:39:26.53 (45.6573685)
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:20:09.000 (JD=2458466.0139931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-13 12:20:09.000
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-10 11:39:50
Limiting flux: 16.37 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: