Discovery certificate for object 2017gut
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13690 [ 2017TNSTR1018....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-19 01:19:36
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: TNTS

Hanjie Tan(CCU),Wenxiong Li (THU),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: SN 2017gut
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:31:56.560 (352.985667) DEC = +26:19:32.90 (26.325806)
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 04:48:00 (JD=2458013.7)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 2329+260
Host redshift: 0.031

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 16" west and 7" south of the center of KUG 2329+260


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-17 04:48:00
Flux: 19.4 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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