Discovery certificate for object 2014fx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32713 [ 2019TNSTR.534....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-10 09:43:11
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Source Group: None

I. Theunissen-Limpens report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2014fx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:15:34.504 (48.893766) DEC = -15:53:04.61 (-15.884613)
Discovery date: 2014-11-21 06:04:38 (JD=2456982.7532176)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 1262
Host redshift: 0.11566

Remarks: This transient was first discussed by Ine Theunissen-Limpens on the Galaxy Zoo website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/1268/948351 .

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-11-21 06:04:38
Flux: 20.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: IR-Spec
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The g-band Apparent magnitude value was taken from the DECaLS DR7 catalogue. A g-band Absolute magnitude of -17.92 was also calculated.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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