Discovery certificate for object 2017cbs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9994 [ 2017TNSTR.297....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-10 01:33:20
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Hanjie Tan(CCU), Wenxiong Li (THU),Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Zesheng Yang(THU), Zhijian Xu, Hao Song(THU), Xiaofeng Wang(THU), Jun Mo(THU), Yuanhao Wang(THU), Ziheng Zhou(THU), Xu Zhou(NAOC) on behalf of the TNTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017cbs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:32:26.630 (188.110958) DEC = +16:15:31.10 (16.258639)
Discovery date: 2017-03-08 17:45:36.000 (JD=2457821.24)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J12322650+1615287
Host redshift: 0.051

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 0.6 m schmidt telescope at Xinglong Observatory during the Tsinghua-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS). The transient is located 2" east and 3" north of the center of 2MASX J12322650+1615287


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-08 17:45:36.000
Flux: 18.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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