Discovery certificate for object 2018atr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17744 [ 2018TNSTR.482....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-12 04:52:58
Sender: zhitong li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Hanjie Tan(CCU),Zhitong Li(THU),Wenxiong Li(THU),Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Zhijian Xu , 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 2018atr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:46:35.300 (206.647083) DEC = +29:06:36.60 (29.110167)
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 18:31:34.000 (JD=2458220.2719213)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J13463567+2906462
Host redshift: 0.075545

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 10" south of the center of 2MASX J13463567+2906462


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-11 18:31:34.000
Flux: 18.14 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: