Discovery certificate for object 2017cbr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9993 [ 2017TNSTR.297....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-10 01:30:10
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: TNTS     Discovery Data Source: TNTS

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

IAU Designation: SN 2017cbr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:58:46.830 (179.695125) DEC = +15:43:09.40 (15.719278)
Discovery date: 2017-03-08 15:07:12.000 (JD=2457821.13)

Potential host galaxy: CGCG 098-015
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 4" west and 10" north of the center of CGCG 098-015


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-08 15:07:12.000
Flux: 18.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: BATC
Telescope: 0.6m Beijing Astronomical Observatory Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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