Discovery Date: 2018-12-20 12:29:01 UTC
Discovery MJD: 58472.52
Disc g-Mag: 20.11±0.18
Latest Date: 2019-01-11 12:30:25 UTC
Latest MJD: 58494.52
Latest g-Mag: 19.46±0.09
Transient Name Server
SN Ia SN2018kyb
The transient was discovered on 24th December 2018 at 12:05:15 (MJD 58476.50) by ZTF as ZTF18aczenvx with a discovery magnitude of g = 19.45. It was subsequently classified as a SN Ia at z = 0.118.
Sherlock Contextual Classification
Prediction: Nuclear Transient
The transient is synonymous with 2MASXJ10545523%2B2748080; an r=16.64 mag galaxy found in the NED/SDSS catalogues. It's located 0.9 arcsec (1.9 Kpc) from the galaxy core. A host z=0.118 implies a m - M = 38.70.
Difference Image Lightcurve
Access the data from this plot in the ZTF Alert Packet Data table below.