Discovery certificate for object 2017auu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9037 [ 2017TNSTR.191....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-16 03:32:31
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li (THU), Bin Li (PMO), Zesheng Yang (THU), Hanjie Tan (CCU), Xiaofeng Wang (THU), Haibin Zhao (PMO), Lifan Wang (PMO), Jujia Zhang(YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017auu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:24:46.860 (21.19525) DEC = +09:45:18.35 (9.755097)
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 11:09:05.000 (JD=2457799.9646412)

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 1.04-m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Supernova Survey (PTSS). The transient is located 16" east and 18” south of the center of SDSS J012445.79+094536.7


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-15 11:09:05.000
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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