Discovery certificate for object 2013jy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19170 [ 2018TNSTR.769....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-07 14:06:14
Sender: Ms. Lynn Seguin
Source Group: None

S.Beer,R.Nowell,A.Jonkeren report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2013jy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:26:36.000 (21.65) DEC = +00:24:45.00 (0.4125)
Discovery date: 2013-10-05 07:33:55 (JD=2456570.8152199)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J012636.07+002440.3
Host redshift: 0.119

Remarks: Galaxy Zoo volunteer, S.Beer first reported PSN for investigation on June 6, 2018. Analysis and verification conducted by R.Nowell, A.Jonkeren and Cecilia B. A record of the discussion can be viewed here:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2013-10-05 07:33:55
Flux: 20.47 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: "This calculation was made using APT and reference star SDSS J012640.93+002451.7 . Its R-band=16.60."

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: