Discovery certificate for object 2019lc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28396 [ 2019TNSTR..58....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-09 10:46:09
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: AT 2019lc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:52:30.700 (178.127917) DEC = +20:37:32.20 (20.625611)
Discovery date: 2019-01-08 20:10:21.000 (JD=2458492.3405208)

Potential host galaxy: IC 2968
Host redshift: 0.022055

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 2.8" east and 0.2" north of the center of IC 2968.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-08 20:10:21.000
Flux: 16.28 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: