Discovery certificate for object 2017ixx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15352 [ 2017TNSTR1434....1Z ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-18 08:22:12
Sender: zhitong li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Tianmeng Zhang (NAOC),Zhitong Li(THU),Wenxiong Li(THU),Zhijian Xu, 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 2017ixx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:14:52.730 (108.719708) DEC = +49:08:15.20 (49.137556)
Discovery date: 2017-12-17 16:55:47.000 (JD=2458105.2054051)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J07145210+4908155

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 0.6" west and 1" south of the center of 2MASX J07145210+4908155


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-17 16:55:47.000
Flux: 19.29 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: