Discovery certificate for object 2017ijj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14883 [ 2017TNSTR1296....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-21 07:07:58
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: AT 2017ijj
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17baau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:54:00.230 (88.500958) DEC = +42:10:48.83 (42.180231)
Discovery date: 2017-11-20 17:30:59.000 (JD=2458078.2298495)

Remarks: This supernova was discovered by the 1.04m Schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey(PTSS). The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-20 17:30:59.000
Flux: 18.8 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: