Discovery certificate for object 2018dzc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20704 [ 2018TNSTR.992....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-16 21:14:27
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: PTSS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2018dzc
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-18gjg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:23:09.270 (275.788625) DEC = +21:14:56.46 (21.249017)
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 14:17:33 (JD=2458315.0955208)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 11216

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 36” north of the centre of UGC 11216. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 14:17:33
Flux: 17.5 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: