Station Map for the Occultation by (429) Lotis at Wednesday, 2011 September 21 (~ 02:52 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 1319-01856-1: 11.5 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.0
UCAC instrumental „pseudo-R“ fit-model magnitude: 11.1 mag (data from UCAC3)

The max duration is expected to be 3.2 sec with a max drop of 3.2 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 45 deg and at azimuth 113 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -23 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 15 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ± 0.70 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~ 53 %
Path limits: ~ 42 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 15 %
2 sigma lines: ~ 2 %

(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 your station with OccultWatcher !

More information (coordinates, finder charts) at Steve Preston’s prediction:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2011_09/0921_429_24061.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20110921_24061_Sites.txt

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös
IOTA-ES

(429) Lotis, 2011 September 21, Station Map

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