Discovery certificate for object 2015bl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44 [ 2016TNSTR..53....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 13:33:59
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 2015bl
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15fke
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:59:52.704 (134.969602) DEC = +53:15:54.81 (53.265226)
Discovery date: 2015-12-30 11:16:48 (JD=2457386.97)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2015-12-30 11:16:48
Flux: 20.03 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-28 12:01:52
Limiting flux: 19.2 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/2015bl