Discovery certificate for object 2013kc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25084 [ 2018TNSTR1781....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-17 16:32:37
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Source Group: None

L. Seguin, J.H.M. van Belzen report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2013kc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:43:49.272 (160.9553) DEC = +00:51:49.32 (0.8637)
Discovery date: 2013-03-16 01:48:25 (JD=2456367.5752894)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J104349.06+005155.3
Host redshift: 0.118

Remarks: This transient was first noticed in a discussion started by J.H.M. van Belzen on the Galaxy Zoo website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/subjects/25812083. Other participants were: S. Beer (bluemagi), CeciliaB, AdTheImpaler and Rick Nowell.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2013-03-16 01:48:25
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT and reference star: SDSS J104343.95+005214.1 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237654671350956139. Absolute magnitude was calculated as -20.72 (with k-correction).

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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