Discovery certificate for object 2014ek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2237 [ 2016TNSTR.344....1W ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-05-12 14:21:34
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Xiaofeng Wang report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2014ek
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:06.550 (359.027292) DEC = +29:22:42.30 (29.378417)
Discovery date: 2014-10-18 13:12:00.000 (JD=2456949.05)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 12850
Host redshift: 0.023

Remarks: This supernova (PSN J23560655+2922423) was discovered on October 18.55 2014 UT by the 0.6 schmidt telescope during the Tsinghua-NAOC Transient Survey, which is located at 7"east and 1" north from the center of the galaxy UGC 12850.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-10-18 13:12:00.000
Flux: 18.5 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: