Discovery certificate for object 2017img
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14977 [ 2017TNSTR1314....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-24 02:38:46
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 2017img
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17bamk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:39:42.580 (24.927417) DEC = +20:34:43.95 (20.578875)
Discovery date: 2017-11-23 13:28:36.000 (JD=2458081.0615278)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J013942.52+203442.7

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 1'' east and 1” north of the centre of SDSS J013942.52+203442.7 The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-23 13:28:36.000
Flux: 19.7 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: