Discovery certificate for object 2017jbe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15449 [ 2017TNSTR1448....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-20 01:35:19
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

Zhijian Xu,Wenxiong Li(THU),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 2017jbe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:40:54.730 (175.228042) DEC = +19:09:48.30 (19.163417)
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 18:00:00.000 (JD=2458106.25)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J11405470+1909460
Host redshift: 0.07

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" east and 2" north of the center of 2MASX J11405470+1909460


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-18 18:00:00.000
Flux: 18.9 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: