Discovery certificate for object 2013ki
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45891 [ 2019TNSTR1697....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-02 09:13:12
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Marco A. Kovic report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2013ki
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:57:53.681 (134.473669) DEC = +03:11:29.31 (3.191475)
Discovery date: 2013-06-24 23:03:21 (JD=2456468.4606597)

Potential host galaxy: MCG+01-23-011
Host redshift: 0.101413

Remarks: This transient was first observed by Marco Kovic using the Galaxy Zoo website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/subjects/36244820. The transient was originally observed using DECaLS but an earlier Pan-STARRS image was found.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2013-06-24 23:03:21
Flux: 20.38 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Remarks: The i-band Apparent magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT and reference star: SDSS J085753.60+031135.4 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237654601556623565. An i-band Absolute magnitude of -17.88 was also calculated.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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