Discovery certificate for object 2018kpe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27109 [ 2018TNSTR1974....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-24 12:03:19
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 2018kpe
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczzjbr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:59:32.304 (44.8846003) DEC = -07:33:36.14 (-7.5600384)
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 05:06:43.000 (JD=2458469.7129977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-17 05:06:43.000
Flux: 16.91 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-17 03:57:36
Limiting flux: 19.22 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: