Discovery certificate for object 2018kxw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 27422 [ 2018TNSTR1997....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-28 12:43:37
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018kxw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abcgryu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:09:10.824 (242.2951018) DEC = +68:07:00.34 (68.1167599)
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 13:20:32.000 (JD=2458477.0559259)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-24 13:20:32.000
Flux: 19.36 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-22 06:41:36
Limiting flux: 20.31 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: