Discovery certificate for object 2017kea
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47034 [ 2019TNSTR1835....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-16 11:58:15
Sender: Mr. Richard Nowell
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017kea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:08:45.519 (167.189663) DEC = +02:02:46.00 (2.046112)
Discovery date: 2017-03-04 04:51:36.000 (JD=2457816.7025)

Potential host galaxy: PKS 1106+023
Host redshift: 0.15742

Remarks: This transient was first observed by Ine Theunissen on the Galaxy Zoo website here: Marco Kovic started the discussion.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-04 04:51:36.000
Flux: 21.79 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: The r-band Apparent magnitude was calculated by Richard Nowell using APT and reference star: SDSS J110849.41+020337.6 The r-band Absolute magnitude of -17.44 was also calculated.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: