Supernova discovery statistics

This list of objects going back 18 months. If there are other statistics you are interested in, please let me know.
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For the years covered, 12904 supernovae and 118 extragalactic novae were reported.
1779 of these supernovae were named by CBAT,
10055 were given possible supernova designations,
and 1070 were not reported to CBAT.
293 supernovae were found in NGC/IC galaxies, 1486 were found in named galaxies
318 objects were discovered by amateurs
6 were brighter than 13th Magnitude
172 were brighter than 16th Magnitude
1943 were brighter than 18th Magnitude
1545 Type I supernovae were found
  1411 Type Ia
  50 Type Ib
  75 Type Ic
  147 Type I-pec
416 Type II supernovae were found
  53 Type IIn
  67 Type IIP
  33 Type IIb
  0 Type IIL
  8 Type II-pec
7 LBV (supernova impostors) were found
10911 were untyped
Of the 118 novae that were reported  67 were reported to CBAT and 51 were not
  22 were given official names by CBAT
  77 were found in M31
  29 were found in M81
  2 were found in M33
  68 were untyped


4937 objects were discovered by PS1 (prof) (AT2018fot)
2743 objects were discovered by Gaia (prof) (AT2018iiz)
2085 objects were discovered by ATLAS (prof) (AT2018iiw)
 985 objects were discovered by CRTS (prof) (MLS181109:012401+181633)
 787 objects were discovered by ZTF (prof) (AT2018ihc)
 458 objects were discovered by ASAS-SN (prof) (AT2018ihk)
 216 objects were discovered by OGLE (prof) (AT2018idq)
 114 objects were discovered by Dark Energy Survey (prof) (DES17C3ihx)
  87 objects were discovered by PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS) (prof) (2018hoy)
  60 objects were discovered by SkyMapper (prof) (2018bwq)
  56 objects were discovered by TNTS (prof) (AT2018cdx)
  45 objects were discovered by MASTER (prof) (MASTER OT J193047.39-795628.3)
  43 objects were discovered by Tim Puckett, Jack Newton, et al. (AT2018hwm)
  35 objects were discovered by KEGS (prof) (AT2018brr)
  33 objects were discovered by Kamil Hornoch et al. (Nova M81 2018-11a?)
  31 objects were discovered by SPitzer InfraRed Intensive Transients Survey (prof) (SPIRITS18eo)
  28 objects were discovered by Superluminous Supernovae in the Epoch of Reionization (AT2018gzr)
  25 objects were discovered by Koichi Itagaki (2018hna)
  24 objects were discovered by LOSS (prof) (AT2018hrg)
  23 objects were discovered by Italian Supernovae Search Project (AT2018hhy)
  22 objects were discovered by Stu Parker (2018hmy)
  21 objects were discovered by XOSS (AT2018hoo)
  19 objects were discovered by DLT40 (prof) (AT2018htr)
  10 objects were discovered by Emmanuel Conseil (AT2018fsy)
  10 objects were discovered by Malhar R. Kendurkar (AT2018hvv)
  10 objects were discovered by S.C. Williams et al. (Nova M81 2017-12e)
   6 objects were discovered by BraTS (AT2018hnj)
   5 objects were discovered by Jaroslaw Grzegorzek (2018hhn)
   5 objects were discovered by Koichi Nishiyama and Fujio Kabashima (AT2018hld)
   4 objects were discovered by Patrick Wiggins (2018gwo)
   4 objects were discovered by SUNBIRD (2018ec)
   3 objects were discovered by Blaz Mikuz (AT2018hhm)
   3 objects were discovered by George Carey (AT2017ixs)
   3 objects were discovered by Giancarlo Cortini (2018amb)
   3 objects were discovered by Ron Arbour (AT2017ims)
   2 objects were discovered by Berto Monard (AT2017iqk)
   2 objects were discovered by Clay Sherrod (AT2018arb)
   2 objects were discovered by Evgeni Ovcharov et al. (Nova M31 2018-03b)
   2 objects were discovered by Masaki Tsuboi (2018apk)
   2 objects were discovered by Rohit Chinchwadkar (AT2018feu)
   1 objects were discovered by AZTEC (Arizona Transient Exploration and Characterization) (AZTEC18xx)
   1 objects were discovered by Antarctic Transient Survey (ATS) (prof) (2017fbq)
   1 objects were discovered by Cedric Raguenaud and Malhar R. Kendurkar (AT2018hwq)
   1 objects were discovered by Garrigos Sanchez (AT2018awk)
   1 objects were discovered by Greg Bock (2018ecf)
   1 objects were discovered by Jordi Camarasa (AT2018bro)
   1 objects were discovered by Malhar Kendurkar and Cedric Raguenaud (AT2018fhy)
   1 objects were discovered by Marco Russiani (2017gfh)
   1 objects were discovered by Martin Henze et al. (prof) (Nova M31 2017-11d?)
   1 objects were discovered by Pat Pearl (2017ixh)
   1 objects were discovered by Ralph Carter (AT2018rt)
   1 objects were discovered by Roberto De Lorenzo (AT2017ixb)
   1 objects were discovered by SKYS (2017jzk)
   1 objects were discovered by STARGATE (2017htp)
   1 objects were discovered by SWIFT (prof) (2017iuk)
   1 objects were discovered by Swope SN Survey (2017gfo)
   1 objects were discovered by Witold Caban (AT2018hik)
   1 objects were discovered by Yuji Tanaka (2018ast)
   1 objects were discovered by ePESSTO (AT2018cux)

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