ZTF18aaixpsq

247.128698, 24.049795

Discovery Date: 2018-06-15 06:35:06 UTC
Discovery MJD: 58284.27
Disc r-Mag: 20.23±0.18
Latest Date: 2023-09-08 04:41:42 UTC
Latest MJD: 60195.20
Latest r-Mag: 19.88±0.20
Peak Mag 14.88±0.04 (g-band)
Peak Date 2023-06-03 06:38:20
Peak MJD 60098.28
Detection Count 78 (excluding 246 neg flux detections)
Equatorial Coords 16:28:30.888, 24:02:59.263
Galactic Coords 42.091552, 41.333670
Ecliptic Coords 239.801663, 45.120330

Transient Name Server

AT2020gkw

The transient was discovered on 11th April 2020 at 14:21:07 (MJD 58950.60) by Pan-STARRS as PS1-13arg with a discovery magnitude of r = 15.57..

Sherlock Contextual Classification

Prediction: Cataclysmic Variable

The transient is synonymous with SDSS J162830.89+240259.3; an r=19.71 mag cv found in the SDSS/DOWNES/RITTER/PS1 catalogues. Its located 0.1" from the cv core.

Difference Image Lightcurve

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