Discovery certificate for object 2018dzm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 20714 [ 2018TNSTR.992....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-07-16 22:17:33
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 2018dzm
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-18gfo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:36:54.150 (234.225625) DEC = +02:27:56.51 (2.465697)
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 13:16:42.000 (JD=2458315.0532639)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J15365403+0227484
Host redshift: 0.04

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 2'' east and 8” north of the centre of 2MASX J15365403+0227484 . The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-07-15 13:16:42.000
Flux: 19.8 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: