Discovery certificate for object 2012ir
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15320 [ 2017TNSTR1401....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-13 10:20:47
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 2012ir
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:32:23.774 (218.099057) DEC = +01:16:48.93 (1.280259)
Discovery date: 2012-04-22 07:46:30.000 (JD=2456039.8239583)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J143223.49+011652.5
Host redshift: 0.1139

Remarks: GAMA 298046


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2012-04-22 07:46:30.000
Flux: 20.764 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: TELESCOP= 'ESO-VST' / ESO Telescope designation INSTRUME= 'OMEGACAM' / Instrument name FILTER = 'g_SDSS' / Filter name OBJECT = 'KIDS_218.0_1.5' / Target designation

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: