Discovery certificate for object 2018pm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 16790 [ 2018TNSTR.167....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-02-06 09:32:46
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Zhijian Xu,Wenxiong Li(THU),Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Zesheng Yang(THU), Hanjie Tan(CCU),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: SN 2018pm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:19:07.890 (124.782875) DEC = +44:56:44.00 (44.945556)
Discovery date: 2018-02-05 14:24:00.000 (JD=2458155.1)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J081907.87+445648.2

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" west and 4" south of the center of SDSS J081907.87+445648.2


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-02-05 14:24:00.000
Flux: 19.6 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: