Discovery certificate for object 2017hqc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14324 [ 2017TNSTR1181....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-28 00:24:35
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2017hqc
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17ygs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:23:08.210 (350.784208) DEC = +10:38:54.63 (10.648508)
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 11:45:41.000 (JD=2458053.9900579)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J232308.47+103844.5

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 4'' east and 10” north of the centre of GALEXASC J232308.47+103844.5 . The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 11:45:41.000
Flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: r-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: