Discovery certificate for object 2017inb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15005 [ 2017TNSTR1339....1L ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-27 01:17:42
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Wenxiong Li(THU),Zhijian Xu,,Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC), Zesheng Yang(THU), Hanjie Tan(CCU),Hao Song(THU), Xiaofeng Wang(THU), Jun Mo(THU),Xu Zhou(NAOC) on behalf of the TNTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017inb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:18:05.990 (34.524958) DEC = +38:04:45.90 (38.079417)
Discovery date: 2017-11-25 14:24:00.000 (JD=2458083.1)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 01767
Host redshift: 0.017

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 0.6 m schmidt telescope at Xinglong Observatory during the Tsinghua-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS). The transient is located 13" east and 9" north of the center of UGC 01767


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-25 14:24:00.000
Flux: 18.6 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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