Discovery certificate for object 2015cb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7640 [ 2017TNSTR...9....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-02 13:07:36
Sender: Erik Kool
Reporting Group: SUNBIRD     Discovery Data Source: SUNBIRD

Erik Kool (Macquarie University/AAO), Stuart Ryder (AAO), Seppo Mattila (University of Turku), Erkki Kankare (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2015cb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:16:35.841 (259.149338) DEC = -10:20:37.48 (-10.343744)
Discovery date: 2015-03-06 08:18:03.000 (JD=2457087.8458681)

Potential host galaxy: IRAS 17138-1017
Host redshift: 0.0173


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2015-03-06 08:18:03.000
Flux: 16.6 VegaMag
Filter: K-Bessel
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Instrument: GeMS/GSAOI on Gemini South Nuclear offset SN: 1.42"/570 pc North, 0.63"/250 pc East Reference epoch: GeMS/GSAOI image from 2013-03-22

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Obs. date: 2014-04-12 Filter: Ks Instrument: GeMS/GSAOI on Gemini South Exp-time: 960

Details of the new object can be viewed here: