Discovery certificate for object 2013if
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7641 [ 2017TNSTR..10....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-02 13:19:59
Sender: Erik Kool
Source Group: SUNBIRD

Erkki Kankare (Queen's University Belfast), Erik Kool (Macquarie University/AAO), Seppo Mattila (University of Turku), Stuart Ryder (AAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2013if
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:32:41.098 (278.171242) DEC = -34:11:27.23 (-34.190897)
Discovery date: 2013-04-21 07:52:59 (JD=2456403.8284606)

Potential host galaxy: IRAS 18293-3413
Host redshift: 0.0196


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2013-04-21 07:52:59
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: K-Bessel
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Instrument: GeMS/GSAOI on Gemini South Nuclear offset SN: 0.25"/100 pc North, 0.45"/190 pc West Reference epoch: GeMS/GSAOI image from 2015-06-02

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2012-09-14 03:15:29
Limiting flux: 19.2 VegaMag
Filter: K-Bessel
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Instrument: NACO on VLT

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2013if