Discovery certificate for object 2018kin
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26858 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:36:15
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 2018kin
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acsxhmk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:49:15.087 (342.312863) DEC = +32:34:03.44 (32.5676221)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:48:57.000 (JD=2458456.6589931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 03:48:57.000
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-28 06:20:09
Limiting flux: 16.12 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: