Discovery certificate for object 2017dqc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11212 [ 2017TNSTR.510....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-02 06:34:58
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: TNTS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017dqc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:46:06.460 (176.526917) DEC = +19:38:06.90 (19.63525)
Discovery date: 2017-04-27 14:09:36 (JD=2457871.09)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 097-142
Host redshift: 0.02

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 3" north of the center of CGCG 097-142


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-27 14:09:36
Flux: 18.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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