Discovery certificate for object 2019cfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31224 [ 2019TNSTR.444....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-26 11:20:26
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019cfa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aablarq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:07:11.553 (196.7981358) DEC = +39:45:33.26 (39.7592382)
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 12:54:59.000 (JD=2458523.0381944)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 12:54:59.000
Flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-19 12:19:55
Limiting flux: 20.6373 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: