Discovery certificate for object 2017bzs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9937 [ 2017TNSTR.287....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-08 03:33:38
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: PTSS

Bin Li (PMO), Wenxiong Li (THU), Zhijian Xu, 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: AT 2017bzs
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17jdx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:20:53.590 (200.223292) DEC = -04:14:04.70 (-4.234639)
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 17:26:53 (JD=2457820.2270023)

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 1.04 m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey (PTSS).


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-07 17:26:53
Flux: 17.5 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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