Station Map for the Occultation by (1609) Brenda at Friday, 2009 May 29 (~ 02:18 UT)

Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 28232536: 11.2 mag

The max duration is expected to be 4.1 sec with a max drop of  2.6 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 31 deg and at azimuth 195 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -12 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 05 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ± 1.58 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  25 %
Path limits: ~  24 %
1 sigma lines:  ~11 %
2 sigma lines: ~ 1 %

(Calculation according to Raymond Dusser, E.A.O.N. Circular #10)

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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_05/0529_1609_17562.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090529_17562_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. (not updated with Steve Preston’s prediction):
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20May.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(1609) Brenda, 2009 May 29, Station Map

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