Discovery certificate for object 2017ggv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13229 [ 2017TNSTR.903....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-23 08:45:34
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Bin Li (PMO), Zhitong Li, Wenxiong Li, Xiaofeng Wang (THU), Hanjie Tan (CCU), Haibin Zhao, Lifan Wang (PMO), Jujia Zhang (YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017ggv
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17uqh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:54:28.690 (343.619542) DEC = -13:31:50.58 (-13.530717)
Discovery date: 2017-08-22 16:32:31.000 (JD=2457988.1892477)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J22542882-1331524

Remarks: This supernova was discovered by the 1.04m Schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey(PTSS).The transient is located 1" east and 2''north of the centre of 2MASX J22542882-1331524 . The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-22 16:32:31.000
Flux: 17.3 VegaMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: