Discovery Date: 2023-05-08 11:38:11 UTC
Discovery MJD: 60072.48
Disc r-Mag: 19.36±0.19
Latest Date: 2023-06-02 11:17:43 UTC
Latest MJD: 60097.47
Latest r-Mag: 19.61±0.13
Transient Name Server
The transient was discovered on 8th May 2023 at 11:38:24 (MJD 60072.49) by ZTF as ZTF23aaixkez with a discovery magnitude of r = 19.36..
Sherlock Contextual Classification
The transient is possibly associated with MESSIER031; a 4.36 mag galaxy found in the NED_D catalogue. Its located 27.17" S, 713.65" E (2.6 Kpc) from the galaxy centre. A host distance of 0.7 Mpc implies a m - M = 24.36.
Difference Image Lightcurve
Access the data from this plot in the ZTF Alert Packet Data table below.