Discovery certificate for object 2001kx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19218 [ 2018TNSTR.775....1J ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-08 19:51:43
Sender: Alexander Jonkeren
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Alexander Jonkeren, Rick Nowell report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2001kx
Discoverer internal name: AFJ_009
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:47:00.187 (251.750777774) DEC = +39:03:35.87 (39.059965211)
Discovery date: 2001-04-16 07:43:23.000 (JD=2452015.821794)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J16470079+3903403
Host redshift: 0.02922

Remarks: This discovery is made possible with the help of the moderators and citizen scientists from the Zooniverse project Galaxy Zoo.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2001-04-16 07:43:23.000
Flux: 16.7925 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: SDSS-Spec
Telescope: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Remarks: The magnitude for the transient was obtained by Rick Nowell using the software package APT.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: