Discovery certificate for object 2015bz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6678 [ 2016TNSTR.913....1V ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-13 14:13:23
Sender: Dr. Blaz Mikuz
Source Group: PIKA

J. Vales report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2015bz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:54:56.810 (13.736708) DEC = +10:48:03.60 (10.801)
Discovery date: 2015-11-05 19:57:22 (JD=2457332.3315046)


Remarks: Discovered by J. Vales (mag. 18.2) on four unfiltered images, taken on 2015 Nov. 5.83-5.88 UT with 60-cm, f/3.3 Cichocki telescope at Crni Vrh Observatory in the course of the Comet and Asteroid Search Program (PIKA). The object is 6" W and 15" N from the center of the apparent host galaxy.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2015-11-05 19:57:22
Flux: 18.2 ABMag
Filter: Clear-
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: DSS
Remarks: Nothing is visible at this position on several Digitized Sky Survey red and blue images from the Palomar Sky Survey.

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