Discovery certificate for object 2019cag
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31051 [ 2019TNSTR.414....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-20 12:29:21
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019cag
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aamftfu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:23:21.525 (35.8396866) DEC = +53:23:41.06 (53.3947388)
Discovery date: 2019-03-14 02:52:48 (JD=2458556.62)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-14 02:52:48
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-05 03:18:43
Limiting flux: 20.29 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: