Discovery certificate for object 2019cau
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31073 [ 2019TNSTR.415....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-20 14:38:42
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
Source Group: 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 2019cau
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvwjqr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:52:32.573 (133.1357225) DEC = +72:27:58.14 (72.466151)
Discovery date: 2019-03-14 04:04:24 (JD=2458556.6697338)


Remarks: Significant noise in Gaia DR2 - variable star cannot be excluded.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-14 04:04:24
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-04 07:15:40
Limiting flux: 20.175 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2019cau