Discovery certificate for object 2017gqq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13570 [ 2017TNSTR.983....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-09 01:43:46
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: PTSS

Bin Li (PMO), Wenxiong Li(THU), Zhijian Xu, Zhitong Li(THU), 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: AT 2017gqq
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17waj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:49:04.670 (102.269458) DEC = +17:30:04.12 (17.501144)
Discovery date: 2017-09-07 20:27:46 (JD=2458004.3526157)

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 at an anonymous galaxy. The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-07 20:27:46
Flux: 17.4 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: