Discovery certificate for object 2017jeq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15552 [ 2017TNSTR1482....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-27 14:18:52
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li(THU), Bin Li (PMO), 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 2017jeq
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17bcic
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:25:08.310 (156.284625) DEC = +09:14:41.55 (9.244875)
Discovery date: 2017-12-21 20:05:34.000 (JD=2458109.3371991)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J102508.27+091441.8

Remarks: This supernova was discovered by the 1.04m Schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey(PTSS). The transient is located 1'' east and 0” south of the centre of SDSS J102508.27+091441.8 .The link of the discovery information at:


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-21 20:05:34.000
Flux: 19.3 VegaMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: