Discovery certificate for object 2014gg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58349 [ 2020TNSTR..84....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-09 03:15:16
Sender: Ms. Ine Theunissen
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2014gg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:41:58.704 (40.4946) DEC = -06:47:26.52 (-6.7907)
Discovery date: 2014-09-04 08:33:23.000 (JD=2456904.8565162)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J024156.99-064732.2
Host redshift: 0.0175

Remarks: This transient was first observed by Ine Theunissen on the Galaxy Zoo Mobile website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/mikewalmsley/galaxy-zoo-mobile/talk/subjects/34321369. Richard Nowell and Christine Macmillan also took part in a discussion related to the subject, started by Ine Theunissen on the Galaxy Zoo website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/1269/1203627.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2014-09-04 08:33:23.000
Flux: 19.55 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 with coordinates: Ra, dec 40.5265, -6.7961 http://www.legacysurvey.org/viewer?ra=40.5265&dec=-6.7961&layer=decals-dr5&zoom=15

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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