Discovery certificate for object 2018kfs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26750 [ 2018TNSTR1950....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 19:07:56
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: SN 2018kfs
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acusueb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:21:28.858 (230.3702403) DEC = +15:08:20.59 (15.1390527)
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 13:13:26.000 (JD=2458462.0509954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-09 13:13:26.000
Flux: 16.3 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: