Discovery certificate for object 2019hhk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37525 [ 2019TNSTR.987....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-11 06:43:36
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Wenxiong Li (THU), Hanjie Tan(NCU), Zhijian Xu, 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 2019hhk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:54:12.520 (223.552167) DEC = +04:44:59.40 (4.749833)
Discovery date: 2019-06-10 13:39:07.000 (JD=2458645.068831)

Potential host galaxy: IC1071
Host redshift: 0.028

Remarks: This transient was discovered by the 0.6 m Schmidt telescope at Xinglong Observatory during the Tsinghua-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS). The transient is located 0" east and 0.6" south of the center of IC1071.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-10 13:39:07.000
Flux: 16.7 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: