Discovery certificate for object 2019ccq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31146 [ 2019TNSTR.435....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-25 07:56:10
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li (THU), Yuan Li (BHSF), Hanjie Tan(NCU), Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), 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: AT 2019ccq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:18:12.860 (139.553583) DEC = +53:43:30.90 (53.72525)
Discovery date: 2019-03-24 14:24:00.000 (JD=2458567.1)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J091812.71+534331.2

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 2" east and 0" north of the center of SDSS J091812.71+534331.2


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-24 14:24:00.000
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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