ZTF23aaltxkt

304.276701, -12.095728

Discovery Date: 2023-05-24 10:04:14 UTC
Discovery MJD: 60088.42
Disc r-Mag: 19.03±0.10
Latest Date: 2023-06-04 10:28:26 UTC
Latest MJD: 60099.44
Latest g-Mag: 18.82±0.18
Peak Mag 18.10±0.06 (r-band)
Peak Date 2023-05-29 09:35:16
Peak MJD 60093.40
Detection Count 6 (excluding 0 neg flux detections)
Equatorial Coords 20:17:6.408, -12:05:44.623
Galactic Coords 31.441493, -24.413526
Ecliptic Coords 303.733927, 7.420037

Transient Name Server

AT2023jir

The transient was discovered on 24th May 2023 at 10:04:14 (MJD 60088.42) by ZTF as ZTF23aaltxkt with a discovery magnitude of r = 19.03..

Sherlock Contextual Classification

Prediction: Supernova

The transient is possibly associated with MCG-02-51-008; a J=11.32 mag galaxy found in the NED/SDSS/2MASS/LASR/PS1 catalogues. Its located 4.93" N, 0.60" W (1.6 Kpc) from the galaxy centre. A host z=0.019 implies a m - M = 34.54.

Difference Image Lightcurve

Access the data from this plot in the ZTF Alert Packet Data table below.