Discovery certificate for object 2013kf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 33410 [ 2019TNSTR.610....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-22 16:28:07
Sender: Ms. Melina Thévenot
Source Group: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2013kf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:56:18.744 (29.0781) DEC = +01:20:03.48 (1.3343)
Discovery date: 2013-12-06 06:22:35 (JD=2456632.7656829)

Potential host galaxy: IC 175

Remarks: The transient was first discovered by Ine Theunissen at the Galaxy Zoo website. Richard Nowell did take part in the discussion. See discussion here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/1268/970909

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2013-12-06 06:22:35
Flux: 17.51 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Remarks: Magnitude was calculated with APT, using SDSS J015616.39+012037.0 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr15/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237680099165864108. Date was calculated with the Julian Date Converter https://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/JulianDate.php. Exposure Time was copied from the fits-header.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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