Discovery certificate for object 2017ejd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11754 [ 2017TNSTR.609....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-29 01:23:34
Sender: Prof. Xiaofeng Wang
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

H. Tan (CCU), B. Li (PMO), W. Li, X. Wang (THU), Z. Xu, H Zhao (PMO), L Wang (PMO/TAMU), Z Yang (THU), J Zhang (YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017ejd
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17tal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:43:07.450 (220.781042) DEC = +01:05:48.68 (1.096856)
Discovery date: 2017-05-28 14:24:00.000 (JD=2457902.1)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J14430777+0105599
Host redshift: 0.03383

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 5.1" west and 11.4" south of the center of 2MASX J14430777+0105599. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-28 14:24:00.000
Flux: 18.15 VegaMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: