Discovery certificate for object 2019brb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30692 [ 2019TNSTR.363....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-11 04:15:25
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: SN 2019brb
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-19ckdh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:48:52.760 (102.219833) DEC = +19:21:06.65 (19.351847)
Discovery date: 2019-03-10 12:00:00.000 (JD=2458553)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J06485281+1921141

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 0'' east and 7” south of the centre of 2MASX J06485281+1921141. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-10 12:00:00.000
Flux: 18.4 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: