Discovery certificate for object 2018cbv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18970 [ 2018TNSTR.724....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-30 01:58:41
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Wenxiong Li(THU), ZHijian Xu, Rongxin Wang(THU), Zesheng Yang(THU), Hanjie Tan(CCU),Hao Song(THU), 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 2018cbv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:58:16.640 (194.569333) DEC = +27:43:45.40 (27.729278)
Discovery date: 2018-05-29 12:00:00.000 (JD=2458268)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J12581682+2743467
Host redshift: 0.068

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" west and 2" south of the center of 2MASX J12581682+2743467


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-29 12:00:00.000
Flux: 18 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: