Discovery certificate for object 2012iy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62090 [ 2020TNSTR.529....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-17 13:52:47
Sender: Dr. Erkki Kankare
Reporting Group: SUNBIRD     Discovery Data Source: SUNBIRD

E. Kankare (University of Turku), E. C. Kool (Stockholm University), S. Mattila, T. M. Reynolds (University of Turku), on behalf of the SUNBIRD team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2012iy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:00:31.860 (270.13275) DEC = -04:00:52.94 (-4.014706)
Discovery date: 2012-07-18 04:46:49.000 (JD=2456126.6991782)

Potential host galaxy: IRAS 17578-0400
Host redshift: 0.014


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2012-07-18 04:46:49.000
Flux: 19.26 VegaMag
Filter: K-Bessel
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: VLT-UT4 - NACO

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2011-08-09 03:07:57
Limiting flux: 20 VegaMag
Filter: K-Bessel
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: VLT-UT4 - NACO

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