Discovery certificate for object 2013ke
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30858 [ 2019TNSTR.393....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-17 09:51:07
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Source Group: None

Ine Theunissen-Limpens report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2013ke
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:14:46.133 (213.692222) DEC = -03:09:34.73 (-3.159646)
Discovery date: 2013-04-20 06:56:39 (JD=2456402.7893403)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J141446.33-030932.8
Host redshift: 0.047843

Remarks: This transient was discussed on the website Galaxy Zoo here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/subjects/28480695 .

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2013-04-20 06:56:39
Flux: 19.3 ABMag
Filter: z-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: This z-band Apparent magnitude was calculated by R. Nowell using APT and DECaLS image files. Reference star: SDSS J141444.01-031004.6 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237655497595093067 . The Absolute magnitude is -17.4.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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