Discovery certificate for object 2014ey
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12512 [ 2017TNSTR.760....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-12 19:13:19
Sender: Dr. Ofer Yaron
Source Group: iPTF

Ariel Goobar, Ofer Yaron, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2014ey
Discoverer internal name: iPTF14ans
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:04:29.972 (226.124882) DEC = +02:19:51.25 (2.330903)
Discovery date: 2014-04-24 05:40:05 (JD=2456771.73618)

Potential host galaxy: DSS J150429.75+021949.3
Host redshift: 0.03197


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-04-24 05:40:05
Flux: 20.35 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2014-04-20 11:36:33
Limiting flux: 20.3 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


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