Discovery certificate for object 2018kir
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26862 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:38:08
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 2018kir
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczassl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:56:17.710 (29.0737912) DEC = +17:53:26.81 (17.8907804)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:49:55.000 (JD=2458472.6179977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 02:49:55.000
Flux: 18.08 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 07:07:40
Limiting flux: 20.03 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: