Discovery certificate for object 2015bj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18 [ 2016TNSTR..30....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-19 15:35:10
Sender: Dr. Lluís Galbany
Source Group: None

Berto Monard, Joseph Brimacombe report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2015bj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:19:52.730 (139.969708) DEC = -68:54:41.20 (-68.911444)
Discovery date: 2015-11-23 01:30:43 (JD=2457349.5629977)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 061- G 008
Host redshift: 0.011208


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2015-11-23 01:30:43
Flux: 16.6 ABMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Coral Towers Observatory, 33-cm RCOS telescope, STL-6303 camera and PME I mount

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2000-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 25 ABMag
Filter: Other-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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