Discovery certificate for object 2019cat
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31072 [ 2019TNSTR.414....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-20 14:34:21
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 2019cat
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aalyecr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:59:33.037 (74.8876556) DEC = -08:49:47.53 (-8.8298685)
Discovery date: 2019-03-05 05:03:50 (JD=2458547.7109954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-05 05:03:50
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-24 04:03:21
Limiting flux: 19.03 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019cat