Supernova discovery statistics for 2017

These are supernova stastics for the year 2017. If there are other statistics you are interested in, please let me know.
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For the year 2017, 1776 supernovae and 14 extragalactic novae were reported.
149 of these supernovae were named by CBAT,
1495 were given possible supernova designations,
and 132 were not reported to CBAT.
24 supernovae were found in NGC/IC galaxies, 182 were found in named galaxies
45 objects were discovered by amateurs
2 were brighter than 13th Magnitude
17 were brighter than 16th Magnitude
228 were brighter than 18th Magnitude
119 Type I supernovae were found
  114 Type Ia
  3 Type Ib
  1 Type Ic
  6 Type I-pec
38 Type II supernovae were found
  6 Type IIn
  7 Type IIP
  3 Type IIb
  0 Type IIL
  0 Type II-pec
1 LBV (supernova impostors) were found
1613 were untyped
Of the 14 novae that were reported  13 were reported to CBAT and 1 were not
  1 were given official names by CBAT
  9 were found in M31
  5 were found in M81
  0 were found in M33
  11 were untyped


1013 objects were discovered by PS1 (prof) (AT2017cgo)
 354 objects were discovered by Gaia (prof) (AT2017cjw)
 144 objects were discovered by ATLAS (prof) (AT2017cjv)
  79 objects were discovered by CRTS (prof) (MLS170322:114255+450756)
  49 objects were discovered by OGLE (prof) (OGLE17iaa)
  45 objects were discovered by ASAS-SN (prof) (AT2017cjz)
  18 objects were discovered by PTF (prof) (AT2017bbv)
  14 objects were discovered by PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS) (prof) (2017cff)
  12 objects were discovered by SkyMapper (prof) (AT2017ciz)
   8 objects were discovered by Kamil Hornoch et al. (PSN J12140783-1549026)
   7 objects were discovered by TNTS (prof) (AT2017cbu)
   6 objects were discovered by Italian Supernovae Search Project (Nova M81 2017-02c?)
   5 objects were discovered by Deeper, Wider, Faster (DWF) program (2017bej)
   5 objects were discovered by Stu Parker (AT2017cet)
   4 objects were discovered by MASTER (prof) (AT2017cac)
   3 objects were discovered by Koichi Itagaki (2017cjb)
   3 objects were discovered by LOSS (prof) (2017cfd)
   3 objects were discovered by Tim Puckett, Jack Newton, et al. (2017nf)
   2 objects were discovered by Dark Energy Survey (prof) (2017lw)
   2 objects were discovered by J. Vales (AT2017awv)
   1 objects were discovered by Blaz Mikuz (AT2017bkj)
   1 objects were discovered by Dennis Denisenko (AT2017axd)
   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 HST (prof) (Amos)
   1 objects were discovered by Herman Mikuz (AT2017aue)
   1 objects were discovered by Kunihiro Shima (2017B)
   1 objects were discovered by Leonardo Tartaglia (2017ahn)
   1 objects were discovered by Médéric Boquien, Dalya Baron, Lluís Galbany, Dovi Poznanski (AT2017boa)
   1 objects were discovered by S. Valenti, D.J.Sand, L. Tartaglia (2017cbv)
   1 objects were discovered by S.C. Williams et al. (Nova M81 2017-02b?)
   1 objects were discovered by SPitzer InfraRed Intensive Transients Survey (prof) (SPIRITS17eq)
   1 objects were discovered by SUNBIRD (AT2017chi)
   1 objects were discovered by Stanislav Maticic (2017nx)

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