Discovery certificate for object 2014fw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24872 [ 2018TNSTR1754....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-12 12:18:00
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Source Group: None

L. Seguin report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2014fw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:26:14.490 (6.560375) DEC = +00:32:44.16 (0.5456)
Discovery date: 2014-11-13 01:35:12 (JD=2456974.5661111)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J002614.76+003246.7
Host redshift: 0.064

Remarks: This transient was first noticed in a discussion started by Lynn Seguin on the Galaxy Zoo website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/subjects/21661144. Other participants were: CeciliaB, A.F. Jonkeren, GenieBresh, C. Macmillan and R. Nowell.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-11-13 01:35:12
Flux: 19.87 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The apparent magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT and guide star: SDSS J002607.33+003316.7 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237663716017176821. Absolute magnitude was calculated as -17.47 (with k-correction).

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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