Discovery certificate for object 2014fv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23329 [ 2018TNSTR1501....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-04 09:03:46
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

J.H.M. van Belzen, C. Macmillan report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2014fv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:51:58.488 (162.9937) DEC = -00:43:30.36 (-0.7251)
Discovery date: 2014-03-01 08:41:01.000 (JD=2456717.8618171)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J105158.38-004327.0
Host redshift: 0.108

Remarks: This transient was first noticed in a discussion started by J.H.M van Belzen on the Galaxy Zoo website. Participants who also took part in the discussion are Christine Macmillan, Irena Copeland (user name cowslip) and Richard Nowell. The address of the discussion is:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-03-01 08:41:01.000
Flux: 21.98 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The r-band magnitude value is taken from the DECaLS DR7 catalog. The other values are: g-band=20.58 and z-band=22.17.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: