Discovery certificate for object 2018kiu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26865 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:39:32
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 2018kiu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczbfau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:51:25.215 (27.8550616) DEC = +16:51:26.50 (16.8573606)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 04:03:21.000 (JD=2458472.6689931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 04:03:21.000
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 02:49:55
Limiting flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: