Discovery certificate for object 2018hnb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 23701 [ 2018TNSTR1624....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-10-23 10:30:51
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Hanjie Tan(NCU), 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 2018hnb
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-18jru
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:15:55.030 (93.979292) DEC = +52:22:58.12 (52.382811)
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 19:59:27.000 (JD=2458414.3329514)

Remarks: This supernova candidate was discovered by the 1.04m Schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey(PTSS). The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-10-22 19:59:27.000
Flux: 18.9 VegaMag
Filter: V-Johnson
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: