Supernova discovery statistics

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For the years covered, 13825 supernovae and 133 extragalactic novae were reported.
1538 of these supernovae were named by CBAT,
10906 were given possible supernova designations,
and 1381 were not reported to CBAT.
302 supernovae were found in NGC/IC galaxies, 1416 were found in named galaxies
341 objects were discovered by amateurs
3 were brighter than 13th Magnitude
181 were brighter than 16th Magnitude
1859 were brighter than 18th Magnitude
1403 Type I supernovae were found
  1297 Type Ia
  46 Type Ib
  53 Type Ic
  127 Type I-pec
413 Type II supernovae were found
  53 Type IIn
  78 Type IIP
  37 Type IIb
  3 Type IIL
  3 Type II-pec
6 LBV (supernova impostors) were found
11982 were untyped
Of the 133 novae that were reported  105 were reported to CBAT and 28 were not
  30 were given official names by CBAT
  83 were found in M31
  38 were found in M81
  6 were found in M33
  75 were untyped


7384 objects were discovered by PS1 (prof) (2018hc)
2741 objects were discovered by Gaia (prof) (AT2018ju)
1107 objects were discovered by ATLAS (prof) (AT2018ke)
 901 objects were discovered by CRTS (prof) (MLS180118:134026-115325)
 375 objects were discovered by ASAS-SN (prof) (AT2018jt)
 355 objects were discovered by OGLE (prof) (AT2018jz)
 184 objects were discovered by Dark Energy Survey (prof) (DES17C2fnw)
 130 objects were discovered by PTF (prof) (AT2017bbv)
 105 objects were discovered by PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS) (prof) (AT2017jer)
  77 objects were discovered by MASTER (prof) (2017jyl)
  76 objects were discovered by SkyMapper (prof) (AT2017gpp)
  58 objects were discovered by TNTS (prof) (2018if)
  54 objects were discovered by Tim Puckett, Jack Newton, et al. (AT2018ka)
  47 objects were discovered by SPitzer InfraRed Intensive Transients Survey (prof) (SPIRITS17pe)
  44 objects were discovered by Kamil Hornoch et al. (Nova M81 2017-12b?)
  36 objects were discovered by Italian Supernovae Search Project (AT2018eq)
  36 objects were discovered by Stu Parker (2017hxt)
  27 objects were discovered by LOSS (prof) (2018ie)
  24 objects were discovered by Koichi Itagaki (2018iq)
  22 objects were discovered by Xing Gao et al. (prof) (2017ixe)
  16 objects were discovered by S.C. Williams et al. (Nova M81 2017-12e)
  12 objects were discovered by DLT40 (prof) (2018is)
  11 objects were discovered by Emmanuel Conseil (AT2018gw)
  11 objects were discovered by Koichi Nishiyama and Fujio Kabashima (AT2017ilm)
   7 objects were discovered by Ron Arbour (AT2017ims)
   5 objects were discovered by Jaroslaw Grzegorzek (2018bi)
   4 objects were discovered by Deeper, Wider, Faster (DWF) program (prof) (2017bej)
   4 objects were discovered by Giancarlo Cortini (2017ixv)
   4 objects were discovered by SUNBIRD (2018ec)
   3 objects were discovered by Berto Monard (AT2017iqk)
   3 objects were discovered by Blaz Mikuz (2017hiq)
   3 objects were discovered by George Carey (AT2017ixs)
   3 objects were discovered by HST (prof) (Amos)
   3 objects were discovered by Leonardo Tartaglia (2016ija)
   3 objects were discovered by Patrick Wiggins (2018gj)
   2 objects were discovered by Antarctic Transient Survey (ATS) (prof) (2017fbq)
   2 objects were discovered by GSST / Constantine Emmanouilidi / Emelie Selander (AT2016brz)
   2 objects were discovered by Grzegorz Duszanowicz and Michal Zolnowski (AT2016eyv)
   2 objects were discovered by J. Vales (AT2017awv)
   2 objects were discovered by Kepler Extra-Galactic Survey (prof) (KSN2016D)
   2 objects were discovered by Kunihiro Shima (2017B)
   2 objects were discovered by Martin Henze et al. (prof) (Nova M31 2017-11d?)
   2 objects were discovered by Masaki Tsuboi (2016jfu)
   2 objects were discovered by SWIFT (prof) (2017iuk)
   1 objects were discovered by Denis Denisenko (AT2017axd)
   1 objects were discovered by Elena Pian, Eliana Palazzi, Dan Perley (2016jca)
   1 objects were discovered by Flavio Castellani (AT2017jdm)
   1 objects were discovered by G. Sala et al. (Nova M81 2017-01a)
   1 objects were discovered by Grzegorz Duszanowicz, Michal Zolnowski (RANSSP) (2017A)
   1 objects were discovered by Herman Mikuz (AT2017aue)
   1 objects were discovered by K. C. Chambers et al. (Nova M81 2017-04c?)
   1 objects were discovered by K. Srneczky et al. (2016gvd)
   1 objects were discovered by Mdric Boquien, Dalya Baron, Llus Galbany, Dovi Poznanski (AT2017boa)
   1 objects were discovered by Marco Russiani (2017gfh)
   1 objects were discovered by P. Cacella (2017dgk)
   1 objects were discovered by Pat Pearl (2017ixh)
   1 objects were discovered by Roberto De Lorenzo (AT2017ixb)
   1 objects were discovered by S. C. Williams and M. J. Darnley (Nova M81 2016-10a?)
   1 objects were discovered by SKYS (2017jzk)
   1 objects were discovered by STARGATE (2017htp)
   1 objects were discovered by Sebastian Otero, Victor Buso (2016gkg)
   1 objects were discovered by Stanislav Maticic (2017nx)
   1 objects were discovered by Stefano Valenti (AT2016evw)
   1 objects were discovered by Swope SN Survey (2017gfo)

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