Discovery certificate for object 2019btq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30773

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-15 12:23:33
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: TNTS

Yuan Li, Wenxiong Li(THU), Hanjie Tan(NCU), 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: AT 2019btq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:50:02.790 (177.511625) DEC = +15:01:23.41 (15.02317)
Discovery date: 2019-03-13 14:24:00 (JD=2458556.1)

Potential host galaxy: MRK 0750
Host redshift: 0.0025

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 1" east and 0" north of the center of MRK 0750.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-13 14:24:00
Flux: 17.1 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019btq