Discovery certificate for object 2017cne
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10336 [ 2017TNSTR.372....1X ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-29 08:23:46
Sender: Wenxiong Li
Reporting Group: PTSS     Discovery Data Source: PTSS

Zhijian Xu, Wenxiong Li (THU), Bin Li (PMO), Zesheng Yang (THU), Hanjie Tan (CCU), Xiaofeng Wang (THU), Haibin Zhao (PMO), Lifan Wang (PMO), Jujia Zhang(YNAO) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2017cne
Discoverer internal name: PTSS-17ntl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:08:42.930 (227.178875) DEC = +04:08:45.87 (4.146075)
Discovery date: 2017-03-27 19:41:41.000 (JD=2457840.3206134)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J15084277+0408473
Host redshift: 0.034

Remarks: This possible supernova was discovered by the 1.04 m schmidt telescope at Xuyi Observatory during the PMO-Tsinghua Transient Survey (PTSS). The transient is located 2" east and 1" south of the center of 2MASX J15084277+0408473


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-27 19:41:41.000
Flux: 17 VegaMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: STA1600
Telescope: Chinese Near Earth Object Survey Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS

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