ZTF18acxwsvb

130.778354, -3.966495

Discovery Date: 2018-12-20 11:05:50 UTC
Discovery MJD: 58472.46
Disc g-Mag: 19.66±0.20
Latest Date: 2019-02-12 05:25:26 UTC
Latest MJD: 58526.23
Latest r-Mag: 19.51±0.16
Peak Mag 19.35±0.21 (r-band)
Peak Date 2019-01-26 06:55:54
Peak MJD 58509.29
Detection Count 10 (excluding 0 neg flux detections)
Equatorial Coords 08:43:6.805, -03:57:59.382
Galactic Coords 230.231795, 22.592288
Ecliptic Coords 134.390759, -21.343415

Transient Name Server

SN II SN2018lao

The transient was discovered on 20th December 2018 at 10:19:51 (MJD 58472.43) by ZTF as ZTF18acxwsvb with a discovery magnitude of r = 19.84. It was subsequently classified as a SN II at z = 0.058.

Sherlock Contextual Classification

Prediction: Supernova

The transient is possibly associated with SDSS J084306.69-035757.8; an r=17.72 mag galaxy found in the SDSS/PS1 catalogues. It's located 1.60 arcsec S, 1.70 arcsec E from the galaxy centre.

Difference Image Lightcurve

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