Discovery certificate for object 2017ild
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14938 [ 2017TNSTR1301....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-22 13:55:33
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: AT 2017ild
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17baca
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:32:25.190 (98.104958) DEC = +43:15:01.32 (43.250367)
Discovery date: 2017-11-20 18:41:46.000 (JD=2458078.2790046)

Remarks: This CV candidate 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 18:41:46.000
Flux: 19.1 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: