Discovery Date: 2023-03-17 09:22:09 UTC
Discovery MJD: 60020.39
Disc r-Mag: 15.51±0.03
Latest Date: 2023-03-26 11:34:57 UTC
Latest MJD: 60029.48
Latest g-Mag: 17.04±0.03
Transient Name Server
SN Ic SN2023cpt
The transient was discovered on 27th February 2023 at 08:32:40 (MJD 60002.36) by ATLAS as ATLAS23cxk with a discovery magnitude of cyan = 17.10. It was subsequently classified as a SN Ic at z = 0.008.
Sherlock Contextual Classification
The transient is possibly associated with NGC5915; a J=10.60 mag galaxy found in the NED_D/SDSS/2MASS/LASR/PS1 catalogues. Its located 8.35" N, 4.03" E (1.5 Kpc) from the galaxy centre. A host distance of 33.7 Mpc(z=0.008) implies a m - M = 32.64.
Difference Image Lightcurve
Access the data from this plot in the ZTF Alert Packet Data table below.