Discovery certificate for object 2018jag
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25532 [ 2018TNSTR1825....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-26 05:41:15
Sender: Mr. Hanjie Tan
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Hanjie Tan(NCU), Wenxiong Li(THU), Rongxin Wang(THU),Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Zhijian Xu, 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: SN 2018jag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:03:48.310 (15.951292) DEC = +10:35:32.50 (10.592361)
Discovery date: 2018-11-25 10:35:32.000 (JD=2458447.9413426)

Potential host galaxy: MCG +02-03-030
Host redshift: 0.03983

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 29.5" west and 8" north of the center of MCG +02-03-030.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-25 10:35:32.000
Flux: 17.88 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: