Discovery certificate for object 2018kgq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26785 [ 2018TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 13:07:34
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018kgq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxhkvs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:51:30.753 (297.8781387) DEC = +62:22:07.39 (62.3687203)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 03:16:03.000 (JD=2458469.6361458)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 03:16:03.000
Flux: 19.17 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-04 03:47:22
Limiting flux: 19.59 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: