Discovery certificate for object 2019bls
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30488 [ 2019TNSTR.326....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-05 00:52:24
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 2019bls
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aardpmx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:09:18.053 (167.3252202) DEC = +49:47:53.30 (49.7981401)
Discovery date: 2019-02-12 10:36:28.000 (JD=2458526.9419907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-12 10:36:28.000
Flux: 19.43 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-31 09:46:04
Limiting flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: