Discovery certificate for object 2018cng
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 19409 [ 2018TNSTR.821....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-06-14 18:44:22
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018cng
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-18fch
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:45:29.050 (236.371042) DEC = +35:51:19.09 (35.855303)
Discovery date: 2018-06-13 15:33:13.000 (JD=2458283.1480671)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J154529.08+355118.9

Remarks: This supernova candidate 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 0” norh of the centre of SDSS J154529.08+355118.9 .The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-06-13 15:33:13.000
Flux: 18.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: