Discovery certificate for object 2015bp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 1209 [ 2016TNSTR.157....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-02-26 19:05:42
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Stan Howerton, on behalf of CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2015bp
Discoverer internal name: SNHunt281
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:05:30.070 (226.375292) DEC = +01:38:02.40 (1.634)
Discovery date: 2015-03-16 11:45:36 (JD=2457097.99)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5839

Remarks: This confirmed SN is also known as PSN J15053007+0138024. The spectroscopic confirmation is given in http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=7251

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2015-03-16 11:45:36
Flux: 19.2 VegaMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: CSS camera

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2014-07-01 05:45:07
Limiting flux: 20.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: CSS camera

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