Discovery certificate for object 2017edi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11580 [ 2017TNSTR.564....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-18 11:03:24
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017edi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:59:11.110 (179.796292) DEC = +17:59:33.10 (17.992528)
Discovery date: 2017-05-17 14:09:36.000 (JD=2457891.09)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 1156+182
Host redshift: 0.077

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 1" north of the center of KUG 1156+182


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-17 14:09:36.000
Flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: