Discovery certificate for object 2017imx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14998 [ 2017TNSTR1328....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-26 01:00:27
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 2017imx
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17bazc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:20:05.590 (5.023292) DEC = +42:14:00.80 (42.233556)
Discovery date: 2017-11-25 12:42:52.000 (JD=2458083.0297685)

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: 2017-11-25 12:42:52.000
Flux: 18.8 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: