Discovery certificate for object 2017gyo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13818 [ 2017TNSTR1046....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-29 15:08:48
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: TNTS

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

IAU Designation: AT 2017gyo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:40:48.926 (25.20386) DEC = +12:33:12.38 (12.55344)
Discovery date: 2017-09-29 14:24:00 (JD=2458026.1)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J01404892+1233102

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" west and 2" north of the center of 2MASX J01404892+1233102


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-29 14:24:00
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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