Discovery certificate for object 2013jz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19171 [ 2018TNSTR.768....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-07 15:43:07
Sender: Ms. Lynn Seguin
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

L.Seguin,R.Nowell,A.Jonkeren report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2013jz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:26:34.248 (6.6427) DEC = +00:29:55.68 (0.4988)
Discovery date: 2013-11-22 02:00:04.000 (JD=2456618.5833796)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J002633.89+002953.5
Host redshift: 0.071

Remarks: Galaxy Zoo volunteer, Lynn Seguin, first reported PSN to R.Nowell and A.Jonkeren for analysis and verification on June 5, 2018. A record of the conversation can be reviewed here:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2013-11-22 02:00:04.000
Flux: 20.02 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Remarks: "This r-band magnitude calculation used APT and reference star SDSS J002631.33+003207.8". A g-band calculation resulted in a value of 20.12."

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: