Discovery certificate for object 2003mb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13355 [ 2017TNSTR.951....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-02 21:51:22
Sender: Alexander Jonkeren
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Christine V. Macmillan, Alexander F. Jonkeren report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2003mb
Discoverer internal name: CVM_001
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:59:30.923 (194.878844431) DEC = +40:36:07.27 (40.602019884)
Discovery date: 2003-04-26 00:00:00.000 (JD=2452755.5)

Potential host galaxy: IC 3993
Host redshift: 0.065652

Remarks: Transient first discovered by Budgieye, moderator of the Zooniverse run project GalaxyZoo.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2003-04-26 00:00:00.000
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: SDSS-Spec
Telescope: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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