Discovery certificate for object 2017dgl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10928 [ 2017TNSTR.472....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-24 02:06:51
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017dgl
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17qrv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:29:16.540 (247.318917) DEC = -01:19:53.73 (-1.331592)
Discovery date: 2017-04-23 17:52:06.000 (JD=2457867.2445139)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J162916.23-011958.9

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 1.04 m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey (PTSS). The transient is located 4" east and 5" north of the center of SDSS J162916.23-011958.9


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-23 17:52:06.000
Flux: 19.1 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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