Discovery certificate for object 2015bk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 41 [ 2016TNSTR..53....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 12:51:58
Sender: Mr. Ilan manulis
Source Group: iPTF

Ilan manulis, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2015bk
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15fiv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:03:28.622 (105.869259) DEC = +58:13:01.87 (58.217186)
Discovery date: 2015-12-31 07:40:48 (JD=2457387.82)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2015-12-31 07:40:48
Flux: 20.61 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-30 10:38:40
Limiting flux: 20.87 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


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