Discovery certificate for object 2013kk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58705 [ 2020TNSTR.131....1J ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-14 09:55:42
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

Alexander Jonkeren report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2013kk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:05:25.861 (31.357755) DEC = -02:54:01.58 (-2.900438)
Discovery date: 2013-10-10 13:02:07.000 (JD=2456576.0431366)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J020525.81-025405.5
Host redshift: 0.065

Remarks: This transient was first observed by Alexander Jonkeren on the Galaxy Zoo website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/1269/858076?comment=1957974. Yannis Epitropoulos, Ine Theunissen, Christine Macmillan and CeciliaB also took part in the discussion.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2013-10-10 13:02:07.000
Flux: 20.52 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Remarks: The g-band Apparent magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT and reference star: SDSS J020528.39-025508.6 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237669772449874101. The g-band Absolute magnitude of -16.74 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/2013kk