Discovery certificate for object 2017iul
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15245 [ 2017TNSTR1386....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-08 06:19:58
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Source Group: TNTS

Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC),Wenxiong Li(THU),Zhijian Xu,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: SN 2017iul
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:15:50.070 (18.958625) DEC = +34:36:55.80 (34.6155)
Discovery date: 2017-12-07 12:00:00 (JD=2458095)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXMSC J011549.75+343648.6

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 5" east and 7" north of the center of GALEXMSC J011549.75+343648.6.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-07 12:00:00
Flux: 19.1 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017iul