Discovery certificate for object 2018gye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23189 [ 2018TNSTR1472....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-09-30 14:54:20
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018gye
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-18ipt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:30:45.380 (307.689083) DEC = -10:11:52.01 (-10.197781)
Discovery date: 2018-09-29 12:03:54.000 (JD=2458391.0027083)

Remarks: This CV candidate was discovered by the 1.04m Schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey(PTSS). The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-09-29 12:03:54.000
Flux: 18.4 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: