Discovery certificate for object 2018kim
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26856 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:35:19
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 2018kim
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmsaqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:12:21.877 (288.0911526) DEC = +79:07:21.09 (79.1225263)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:22:33.000 (JD=2458472.5989931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:22:33.000
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-17 03:44:38
Limiting flux: 19.47 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: