Discovery certificate for object 2018ims
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25007

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-15 16:22:24
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: TNTS

Rongxin Wang(THU), Wenxiong Li(THU), Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Zhijian Xu, Hanjie Tan(CCU),Hao Song(THU), Xiaofeng Wang(THU), Jun Mo(THU),Xu Zhou(NAOC) on behalf of the TNTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018ims
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:22:14.880 (20.562) DEC = +34:40:08.60 (34.669056)
Discovery date: 2018-11-13 14:24:00 (JD=2458436.1)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 00913
Host redshift: 0.017

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 0.6 m schmidt telescope at Xinglong Observatory during the Tsinghua-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS). The transient is located 3" west and 0" north of the center of UGC 00913.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-13 14:24:00
Flux: 17.9 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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