Discovery certificate for object 2018kiv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26866 [ 2018TNSTR1957....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-20 22:40:00
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 2018kiv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczbewu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:04:16.900 (31.0704161) DEC = +15:25:32.01 (15.4255581)
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: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 02:51:21
Limiting flux: 19.48 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: