Discovery certificate for object 2018hoy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23765 [ 2018TNSTR1644....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-28 00:14:27
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Hanjie Tan(NCU), 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 2018hoy
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-18kmm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:40:28.240 (25.117667) DEC = +03:33:22.94 (3.556372)
Discovery date: 2018-10-27 14:43:05.000 (JD=2458419.1132523)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J01402765+0333365

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 24'' east and 11” south of the centre of 2MASX J01402765+0333365. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-27 14:43:05.000
Flux: 18.8 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: