Discovery certificate for object 2018kfv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26753 [ 2018TNSTR1950....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 20:34:07
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 2018kfv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwutbr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:50:34.641 (87.6443368) DEC = +13:17:57.13 (13.2992038)
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 06:53:16.000 (JD=2458468.7869907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-16 06:53:16.000
Flux: 19.41 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-13 06:00:00
Limiting flux: 20.21 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: