Discovery certificate for object 2012ip
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15036 [ 2017TNSTR1333....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-27 16:09:59
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 2012ip
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:03:01.435 (180.75598) DEC = +01:26:21.52 (1.43931)
Discovery date: 2012-03-20 03:57:47.000 (JD=2456006.6651273)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J120301.30+012616.7
Host redshift: 0.0841239


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2012-03-20 03:57:47.000
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: U-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

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

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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