Discovery certificate for object 2017hqf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14327 [ 2017TNSTR1182....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-28 14:22:33
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017hqf
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17ygv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:26:47.860 (141.699417) DEC = +10:46:04.75 (10.767986)
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 19:52:45.000 (JD=2458054.3282986)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J092648.23+104603.0

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'' west and 2” north of the centre of GALEXASC J092648.23+104603.0 . The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-27 19:52:45.000
Flux: 18.2 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: