Supernova discovery statistics

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For the years covered, 12730 supernovae and 123 extragalactic novae were reported.
1442 of these supernovae were named by CBAT,
10026 were given possible supernova designations,
and 1262 were not reported to CBAT.
279 supernovae were found in NGC/IC galaxies, 1313 were found in named galaxies
312 objects were discovered by amateurs
3 were brighter than 13th Magnitude
172 were brighter than 16th Magnitude
1748 were brighter than 18th Magnitude
1272 Type I supernovae were found
  1180 Type Ia
  40 Type Ib
  48 Type Ic
  121 Type I-pec
374 Type II supernovae were found
  51 Type IIn
  76 Type IIP
  31 Type IIb
  3 Type IIL
  2 Type II-pec
6 LBV (supernova impostors) were found
11061 were untyped
Of the 123 novae that were reported  100 were reported to CBAT and 23 were not
  26 were given official names by CBAT
  78 were found in M31
  34 were found in M81
  6 were found in M33
  72 were untyped


6781 objects were discovered by PS1 (prof) (2017ixf)
2545 objects were discovered by Gaia (prof) (AT2017iwu)
1063 objects were discovered by ATLAS (prof) (AT2017iyf)
 824 objects were discovered by CRTS (prof) (MLS171215:022800+124938)
 340 objects were discovered by ASAS-SN (prof) (AT2017ixw)
 303 objects were discovered by OGLE (prof) (AT2017hnf)
 130 objects were discovered by PTF (prof) (AT2017bbv)
 125 objects were discovered by Dark Energy Survey (prof) (DES17C1cpv)
 103 objects were discovered by PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS) (prof) (AT2017iux)
  76 objects were discovered by SkyMapper (prof) (AT2017gpp)
  75 objects were discovered by MASTER (prof) (MASTER OT J071734.94+492108.7)
  54 objects were discovered by TNTS (prof) (2017ixg)
  47 objects were discovered by SPitzer InfraRed Intensive Transients Survey (prof) (SPIRITS17pe)
  44 objects were discovered by Tim Puckett, Jack Newton, et al. (AT2017itc)
  43 objects were discovered by Kamil Hornoch et al. (Nova M81 2017-12a?)
  36 objects were discovered by Stu Parker (2017hxt)
  34 objects were discovered by Italian Supernovae Search Project (AT2017ive)
  26 objects were discovered by LOSS (prof) (2017hta)
  22 objects were discovered by Xing Gao et al. (prof) (2017ixe)
  20 objects were discovered by Koichi Itagaki (AT2017ivu)
  13 objects were discovered by S.C. Williams et al. (Nova M81 2017-11a)
  11 objects were discovered by DLT40 (prof) (2017gmr)
  10 objects were discovered by Koichi Nishiyama and Fujio Kabashima (AT2017ilm)
   9 objects were discovered by Emmanuel Conseil (AT2017hxw)
   7 objects were discovered by Ron Arbour (AT2017ims)
   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 Jaroslaw Grzegorzek (2017gtd)
   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)
   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 Patrick Wiggins (2017iro)
   2 objects were discovered by SUNBIRD (AT2017gbl)
   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 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 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)
   1 objects were discovered by Vito Tinella (2016bry)
   1 objects were discovered by li (AT2017ixx)

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