Discovery certificate for object 2019cao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31065 [ 2019TNSTR.414....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-20 14:20:52
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 2019cao
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaleqoa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:05:27.235 (226.3634778) DEC = +26:38:43.70 (26.6454715)
Discovery date: 2019-02-27 10:30:43.000 (JD=2458541.9379977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-27 10:30:43.000
Flux: 20.08 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-24 12:01:26
Limiting flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: