Discovery certificate for object 2001kz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 36551 [ 2019TNSTR.904....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-02 09:34:02
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Ine Theunissen-Limpens report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2001kz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:23:54.048 (215.9752) DEC = -00:58:58.08 (-0.9828)
Discovery date: 2001-05-24 06:34:49.000 (JD=2452053.7741782)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J142354.05-005902.2
Host redshift: 0.052

Remarks: This transient was first discussed by Ine Theunissen on the Galaxy Zoo website here:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2001-05-24 06:34:49.000
Flux: 19.11 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: SDSS-Spec
Telescope: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Remarks: The r-band Apparent magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT. An r-band Absolute magnitude of -17.83 was also calculated.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: