Discovery certificate for object 2014gc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42297 [ 2019TNSTR1304....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-23 08:39:54
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Source Group: None

Marco A. Kovic report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2014gc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:15:42.342 (18.926427) DEC = +04:30:14.27 (4.503965)
Discovery date: 2014-10-27 05:27:33 (JD=2456957.7274653)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J011542.14+043016.2
Host redshift: 0.146503

Remarks: This transient was first noticed by Marco Kovic using the Galaxy Zoo website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/subjects/34210578

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-10-27 05:27:33
Flux: 20.52 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The g-band Apparent magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT and reference star: SDSS J011542.53+043034.7 http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/Summary.aspx?id=1237678661432246388. A g-band Absolute magnitude of -18.68 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/2014gc