Discovery certificate for object 2017imz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15002 [ 2017TNSTR1327....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-26 11:29:05
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Hanjie Tan(CCU),Wenxiong Li (THU),Bin Li (PMO),Zhijian Xu,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 2017imz
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17bbfl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:16:47.580 (79.19825) DEC = +19:07:32.24 (19.125622)
Discovery date: 2017-11-25 16:55:13.000 (JD=2458083.2050116)

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 16:55:13.000
Flux: 19.6 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: