Discovery certificate for object 2019bpa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30611 [ 2019TNSTR.342....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-07 03:34:25
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li(THU),Hanjie Tan(NCU),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: AT 2019bpa
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-19cjuz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:30:13.700 (157.557083) DEC = +22:19:00.80 (22.316889)
Discovery date: 2019-03-06 15:15:01.000 (JD=2458549.1354282)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J10301410+2218512
Host redshift: 0.04

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 7'' west and 9” north of the centre of 2MASX J10301410+2218512 .The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-06 15:15:01.000
Flux: 19.5 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: