Discovery certificate for object 2014et
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7682

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-05 15:26:33
Sender: Alexander Jonkeren

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

IAU Designation: AT 2014et
Discoverer internal name: AFJ_001
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:13:14.424 (228.3101) DEC = +04:17:09.60 (4.286)
Discovery date: 2014-08-13 00:23:20 (JD=2456882.5162037)

Potential host galaxy: IC 1105

Remarks: This discovery is made possible with the help of the moderators and zooites from the Zooniverse run project GalaxyZoo.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-08-13 00:23:20
Flux: 19.5 ABMag
Filter: Other-
Instrument: RC-Spec-4
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: Discovery image from the NOAO survey program Dark Energy Camera Legacy Survey data release 2 online browser, DECaLS DR2 r-filter. The transient is also visible in DECaLS DR3 and PanSTARRS DR1.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2014et