Discovery certificate for object 2018dzl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20713 [ 2018TNSTR.992....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-16 22:11:34
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: 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: AT 2018dzl
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-18gjv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:53:31.520 (223.381333) DEC = -00:17:50.78 (-0.297439)
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 13:10:20.000 (JD=2458315.0488426)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J145331.64-001750.8

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 1'' west and 0” south of the centre of SDSS J145331.64-001750.8. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 13:10:20.000
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: