Discovery certificate for object 2019ejg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34017 [ 2019TNSTR.690....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-02 12:41:14
Sender: Mr. Hanjie Tan
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Hanjie Tan(NCU), Wenxiong Li(THU), Zhijian Xu, Bin Li (PMO), Zhitong Li(THU), Xiaofeng Wang(THU), Haibin Zhao(PMO), Lifan Wang (PMO/TAMU), Jujia Zhang(YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019ejg
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-19clcj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:27:01.020 (216.75425) DEC = +01:40:09.76 (1.669378)
Discovery date: 2019-05-01 15:46:14.000 (JD=2458605.1571065)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J142701.08+014011.4

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 0'' east and 2” south of the center of SDSS J142701.08+014011.4. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-01 15:46:14.000
Flux: 18.49 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: