Discovery certificate for object 2015bu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6395 [ 2018TNSTR1661....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-01 21:00:27
Date made public: 2018-11-01
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2015bu
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15bu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:26:22.250 (336.59271) DEC = +35:59:38.43 (35.994009)
Discovery date: 2015-11-23 03:44:38 (JD=2457349.6559954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2015-11-23 03:44:38
Flux: 19.2569 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2009-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: