Discovery certificate for object 2017kei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 52800 [ 2019TNSTR2382....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-16 17:33:23
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 2017kei
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:02:10.176 (150.5424) DEC = +10:48:17.64 (10.8049)
Discovery date: 2017-03-30 01:06:09.000 (JD=2457842.5459375)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J100210.19+104813.3
Host redshift: 0.0225

Remarks: This transient was first observed by Ine Theunissen on the Galaxy Zoo website here: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/subjects/37897224. Richard Nowell and Christine Macmillan also took part in the discussion.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-30 01:06:09.000
Flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017kei