Discovery certificate for object 2017czx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10715 [ 2017TNSTR.433....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-14 01:42:06
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: TNTS

Wenxiong Li (THU),Hanjie Tan(CCU), 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 2017czx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:16:38.460 (259.16025) DEC = +39:56:24.30 (39.940083)
Discovery date: 2017-04-12 20:24:00 (JD=2457856.35)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J171638.40+395624.4

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 1" east and 0" north of the center of SDSS J171638.40+395624.4


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-12 20:24:00
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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