Discovery certificate for object 2018avd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17793 [ 2018TNSTR.501....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-16 09:16:46
Sender: zhitong li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2018avd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:02:51.230 (210.713458) DEC = -04:25:17.56 (-4.421544)
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 16:42:27.000 (JD=2458224.1961458)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J140251.77-042509.3
Host redshift: 0.0466

Remarks: This supernova was discovered by the 1.04m Schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey(PTSS). The transient is located 0'' west and 6” south of the centre of GALEXASC J140251.77-042509.3 .The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-15 16:42:27.000
Flux: 18.416 VegaMag
Filter: Other-
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Remarks: We use V+R filter.The details about it:

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: