Discovery certificate for object 2018atq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17743 [ 2018TNSTR.483....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-12 04:47:37
Sender: zhitong li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Zhijian Xu,Zhitong Li(THU),Wenxiong Li(THU),Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Hanjie Tan(CCU), 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 2018atq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:47:04.120 (176.767167) DEC = +19:33:02.80 (19.550778)
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 14:46:04.000 (JD=2458220.1153241)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J114704.04+193303.0

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 0" east and 0" south of the center of SDSS J114704.04+193303.0


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 14:46:04.000
Flux: 18.28 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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