Discovery Date: 2018-11-26 06:32:02 UTC
Discovery MJD: 58448.27
Disc r-Mag: 18.48±0.07
Latest Date: 2019-01-20 03:04:12 UTC
Latest MJD: 58503.13
Latest r-Mag: 18.69±0.11
Transient Name Server
SN II SN2018jgy
The transient was discovered on 26th November 2018 at 10:45:07 (MJD 58448.45) by ATLAS as ATLAS18zpw with a discovery magnitude of orange = 18.33. It was subsequently classified as a SN II at z = 0.029.
Sherlock Contextual Classification
The transient is possibly associated with KUG0304-069; a J=13.91 mag galaxy found in the NED/SDSS/2MASS/PS1 catalogues. It's located 4.34 arcsec N, 2.90 arcsec W (2.7 Kpc) from the galaxy centre. A host z=0.029 implies a m - M = 35.50.
Difference Image Lightcurve
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