Discovery certificate for object 2018eog
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21198 [ 2018TNSTR1087....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-03 23:13:51
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Hanjie Tan(CCU), Wenxiong Li(THU), Bin Li (PMO),Zhitong Li(THU), Xiaofeng Wang(THU),Zhijian Xu,Haibin Zhao(PMO),Lifan Wang (PMO/TAMU),Jujia Zhang(YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018eog
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-18hdi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:28:11.970 (307.049875) DEC = -03:08:13.47 (-3.137075)
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 14:13:56.000 (JD=2458333.0930093)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASS J20281135-0308096

Remarks: This supernova candidate was discovered by the 1.04m Schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey(PTSS). The transient is located 10'' east and 3” south of the centre of 2MASS J20281135-0308096. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-02 14:13:56.000
Flux: 17.8 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: