Discovery Date: 2018-12-28 06:49:43 UTC
Discovery MJD: 58480.28
Disc g-Mag: 17.25±0.05
Latest Date: 2019-04-08 04:08:15 UTC
Latest MJD: 58581.17
Latest g-Mag: 19.86±0.19
Transient Name Server
SN Ia SN2018kyi
The transient was discovered on 27th December 2018 at 10:52:19 (MJD 58479.45) by ATLAS as ATLAS18bchg with a discovery magnitude of orange = 17.51. It was subsequently classified as a SN Ia at z = 0.028.
Sherlock Contextual Classification
The transient is possibly associated with 139591067894220353; an r=19.30 mag galaxy found in the PS1 catalogue. It's located 0.46 arcsec N, 0.82 arcsec E from the galaxy centre.
Difference Image Lightcurve
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