Discovery certificate for object 2012io
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14902 [ 2017TNSTR1290....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-21 15:24:52
Sender: Mr. Claude Cornen
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2012io
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:20:49.217 (185.205072) DEC = +00:37:54.11 (0.631696)
Discovery date: 2012-03-01 05:55:22.000 (JD=2455987.7467824)

Potential host galaxy: GAMAJ122049.14+003751.6
Host redshift: 0.10279

Remarks: GAMA CATAID: 9185 u 2012-03-01T05:55:22.760 g 2012-03-20T06:46:59.453 i 2012-03-05T06:23:21.843 r 2012-04-20T03:24:38.910 VSTKIDS_i-VSTKIDS_g-VSTKIDS_u


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2012-03-01 05:55:22.000
Flux: 20.9564 ABMag
Filter: U-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: VLT Survey Telescope (VST), located at the ESO Paranal Observatory for the KiDS survey

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: DECaLS DR5 data for RA,Dec = (185.2048, 0.6309) 2015-04-17 02:48:32

Details of the new object can be viewed here: