Discovery certificate for object 2017dkb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11031 [ 2017TNSTR.496....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-30 04:53:52
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: SN 2017dkb
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17slg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:14:03.430 (273.514292) DEC = +21:52:38.70 (21.877417)
Discovery date: 2017-04-28 18:58:50.000 (JD=2457872.2908565)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J181403.27+215230.1

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 2" east and 8" north of the center of SDSS J181403.27+215230.1


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-28 18:58:50.000
Flux: 19.2 VegaMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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