Discovery certificate for object 2019bps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30640 [ 2019TNSTR.350....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-08 05:12:39
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Wenxiong Li(THU), Zhijian Xu, Hanjie Tan(NCU), Rongxin Wang(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 2019bps
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:55:47.750 (118.948958) DEC = +51:56:32.40 (51.942333)
Discovery date: 2019-03-07 14:24:00.000 (JD=2458550.1)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J075549.24+515636.5

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 22" west and 4" south of the center of SDSS J075549.24+515636.5


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-07 14:24:00.000
Flux: 19.3 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: