Discovery certificate for object 2017dyv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11449 [ 2017TNSTR.538....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-10 09:53:03
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017dyv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:15:53.700 (258.97375) DEC = +38:55:39.00 (38.9275)
Discovery date: 2017-05-06 18:57:36.000 (JD=2457880.29)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J171553.68+385538.5

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 0" east and 0" north of the center of SDSS J171553.68+385538.5


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-06 18:57:36.000
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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