Discovery certificate for object 2019brd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30694 [ 2019TNSTR.362....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-11 06:41:13
Sender: Mr. Hanjie Tan
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li(THU), Hanjie Tan(NCU), Bin Li (PMO), Zhitong Li(THU), Xiaofeng Wang(THU), Haibin Zhao(PMO), Lifan Wang (PMO/TAMU), Jujia Zhang(YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019brd
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-19ckdz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:03:07.240 (150.780167) DEC = +03:21:05.87 (3.351631)
Discovery date: 2019-03-10 14:20:17.000 (JD=2458553.097419)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J10030770+0321017
Host redshift: 0.058137

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 6.8'' west and 4.9” north of the center of 2MASX J10030770+0321017. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-10 14:20:17.000
Flux: 18.33 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: