Discovery certificate for object 2018imt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25008 [ 2018TNSTR2030....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-15 16:28:49
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Hanjie Tan(CCU), Wenxiong Li(THU), Rongxin Wang(THU),Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Zhijian Xu, Hao Song(THU), Xiaofeng Wang(THU), Jun Mo(THU),Xu Zhou(NAOC) on behalf of the TNTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018imt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:43:43.380 (355.93075) DEC = +28:35:58.30 (28.599528)
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 12:00:00.000 (JD=2458435)

Remarks: This possible CV was discovered by the 0.6 m schmidt telescope at Xinglong Observatory during the Tsinghua-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS).


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-12 12:00:00.000
Flux: 18.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: