Discovery certificate for object 2018jmq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25968 [ 2018TNSTR1889....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-08 10:20:58
Sender: Mr. Hanjie Tan
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Hanjie Tan(NCU), 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 2018jmq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:48:22.350 (27.093125) DEC = +11:31:19.40 (11.522056)
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 13:12:22.000 (JD=2458460.0502546)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 673
Host redshift: 0.017285

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 0.6 m Schmidt telescope at Xinglong Observatory during the Tsinghua-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS). The transient is located 0.6" west and 2.4" north of the center of NGC 673.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-07 13:12:22.000
Flux: 18.29 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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