Discovery certificate for object 2012in
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14901 [ 2017TNSTR1290....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-21 14:56:22
Sender: Mr. Claude Cornen
Source Group: None

Claude Cornen report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2012in
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:16:07.851 (184.032713) DEC = +01:16:06.85 (1.268569)
Discovery date: 2012-02-23 07:23:33 (JD=2455980.8080208)

Potential host galaxy: GAMAJ121607.58+011601.5
Host redshift: 0.07538

Remarks: A multi-band image cutout routine for GAMA objects http://cutout.icrar.org/psi.php host CATAID = 273542 VSTKIDS_i-VSTKIDS_g-VSTKIDS_u u 2012-02-23T07:23:33.513 g 2012-02-27T06:22:09.486 r 2012-04-22T02:08:41.243 i 2012-03-05T02:57:33.780

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2012-02-23 07:23:33
Flux: 19.9763 ABMag
Filter: U-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Using the VLT Survey Telescope (VST), located at the ESO Paranal Observatory, for the KiDS (Kilo-Degree Survey)

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: DECaLS DR5 data for RA,Dec = (184.0316, 1.2670) 2015-04-17 02:38:20

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2012in