Discovery certificate for object 2018kio
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26859 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:36:44
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 2018kio
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczawxn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:41:57.854 (25.4910565) DEC = -02:17:57.62 (-2.299339)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:57:07.000 (JD=2458472.6229977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:57:07.000
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-14 06:41:45
Limiting flux: 15.79 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: