Discovery certificate for object 2018hlr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23654 [ 2018TNSTR1604....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-19 01:33:14
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu,Wenxiong Li(THU), Bin Li (PMO),Xinghan Zhang,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: SN 2018hlr
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-18jmj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:20:33.170 (275.138208) DEC = +41:58:04.41 (41.967892)
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 10:50:19.000 (JD=2458409.9516088)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J182033.43+415807.3

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 4'' west and 3” south of the centre of SDSS J182033.43+415807.3. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-18 10:50:19.000
Flux: 17.7 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: