Station Maps for the Occultation by (90) Antiope at Thursday, 2009 February 19 (~ 23:05 UT)

WEST and EAST    

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 0849-01304-1: 12.1 mag
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of  12.2 mag

Body „A“ will lie at the projected distance 154 km North-West from body „B“ at the occultation time. (J. Lecacheux)

A detailed description of the binary asteroid and the expected occultations can be found here:
Details of Occultation (90) Antiope, 2009 Feb 19

The max duration is expected to be 5.7 sec (Body „A“) and 5.5 sec (Body „B“)  with a max drop of  1.6 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 49 deg and at azimuth 155 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -52 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 10 deg)

The probabilities to see positive event(s) are shown at the legend of the maps and at the „Details“ file.

PLEASE REMEMBER: Predictions are sometimes wrong. Please observe even with a small probability.
Let other observers know about you observing plans: Announce you station with OccultWatcher !

More information (coordinates, finder charts) at Steve Preston’s prediction:

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):

Details from IMCCE:

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N.:

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös


(90) Antiope, 2009 Feb 19, Station Map WEST(90) Antiope, 2009 Feb 19, Station Map EAST

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