Discovery certificate for object 2017ifh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14765 [ 2017TNSTR1266....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 09:14:16
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017ifh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:35:03.560 (98.764833) DEC = +50:26:27.90 (50.441083)
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 18:00:00.000 (JD=2458073.25)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J06350438+5026278

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 13" west and 0" north of the center of 2MASX J06350438+5026278.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 18:00:00.000
Flux: 18 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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