Discovery certificate for object 2017hia
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14094 [ 2017TNSTR1112....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-13 02:22:59
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li(THU), Bin Li (PMO), 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: SN 2017hia
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17xpm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:56:09.340 (29.038917) DEC = +17:38:29.17 (17.641436)
Discovery date: 2017-10-12 15:11:26 (JD=2458039.1329398)

Potential host galaxy: IC 1748
Host redshift: 0.038

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 7.0'' east and 0” south of the centre of IC 1748 . The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-12 15:11:26
Flux: 19.3 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: