Discovery certificate for object 2015bx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6676 [ 2016TNSTR.914....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-13 13:43:00
Sender: Dr. Blaz Mikuz
Source Group: PIKA

S. Maticic report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2015bx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:52:08.380 (268.034917) DEC = +13:14:25.20 (13.240333)
Discovery date: 2015-07-06 23:18:22 (JD=2457210.471088)


Remarks: Supernova was discovered by S. Maticic at Crni Vrh Observatory (mag. 17.6) on four R filter CCD images, taken on 2015 July 06.976 UT with the 60-cm f/3.3 Cichocki reflector in the course of the Comet and Asteroid Search Program (PIKA).

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2015-07-06 23:18:22
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: R-Cousins
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: CCD photometry obtained on images taken with the 60-cm, f/3.3 Cichocki telescope at Crni Vrh Observatory.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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