Discovery certificate for object 2015bi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1 [ 2016TNSTR...1....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-01 08:35:15
Sender: Prof. Subo Dong
Source Group: ASAS-SN

E. Conseil, S. Dong, J.S. Brown, K.Z. Stanek, T.W.-S. Holoien, C.S. Kochanek, D. Godoy-Rivera, U. Basu, B.J. Shappee, J.L. Prieto, D. Bersier, P. Chen, J. Brimacombe, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2015bi
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-15uy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:32:15.310 (218.063792) DEC = +26:19:32.02 (26.325561)
Discovery date: 2015-12-31 14:52:48 (JD=2457388.12)

Potential host galaxy: VV 839
Host redshift: 0.016014


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2015-12-31 14:52:48
Flux: 17.23 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-13 15:36:00
Limiting flux: 17.76 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Brutus
Telescope: ASASSN-Brutus


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2015bi