Discovery certificate for object 2018kgb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26763 [ 2018TNSTR1950....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-19 20:41:53
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 2018kgb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvwmpw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:49:28.082 (177.3670068) DEC = +29:10:30.17 (29.1750459)
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 12:05:45.000 (JD=2458465.0039931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-12 12:05:45.000
Flux: 20.99 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-09 12:56:09
Limiting flux: 20.26 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: