Discovery Date: 2018-12-13 12:18:52 UTC
Discovery MJD: 58465.51
Disc r-Mag: 17.73±0.06
Latest Date: 2019-03-05 11:20:52 UTC
Latest MJD: 58547.47
Latest r-Mag: 20.56±0.21
Transient Name Server
SN Ia SN2018kbd
The transient was discovered on 13th December 2018 at 12:18:43 (MJD 58465.51) by ZTF as ZTF18acvwchp with a discovery magnitude of r = 17.73. It was subsequently classified as a SN Ia at z = 0.051.
Sherlock Contextual Classification
The transient is possibly associated with SDSSJ140532.61%2B551840.8; an r=18.63 mag galaxy found in the NED/SDSS/PS1 catalogues. It's located 4.50 arcsec S, 3.00 arcsec W (5.0 Kpc) from the galaxy centre. A host z=0.051 implies a m - M = 36.80.
Difference Image Lightcurve
Access the data from this plot in the ZTF Alert Packet Data table below.