Highlights of Asteroid Occultations in Europe

Oliver Klös, IOTA/ES        Last update: 2018 Apr 16

Predictions calculated by Steve Preston, U.S.A.

http://asteroidoccultation.com

Upcoming Occultations:

Target star brighter than 9 mag

Prediction with high probability to make a positive observation

Preliminary prediction for asteroid’s moon by O. Klös

NEW! Predictions are using data from „Gaia“ if available!

Day       UT        Asteroid            MaxDur             Star                  Vmag
                                                        sec

April 2018

21    00:29   (130) Elektra     20.5    TYC 0408-00029-1      11.6

Last update: 2018 Feb 27
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_04/0421_130_54818.htm
21    22:15   (103) Hera       10.1    2UCAC 27680435      12.2

Last update: 2018 Feb 27
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_04/0421_103_54826.htm
30    21:58   (380) Fiducia     5.6     2UCAC 29655588      12.0

Last update: 2018 Apr 14
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_04/0430_380_54904.htm

May 2018

18    03:22   (156) Xanthippe     9.7     2UCAC 29016692     12.4

Last update: 2018 Mar 27
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_05/0518_156_55068.htm
29    01:26   (233) Asterope     13.0     2UCAC 26518228     11.7

Last update: 2018 Mar 27
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_05/0529_233_55192.htm

June 2018

13    02:15   (940) Kordula     7.1     2UCAC 22031696     12.3

Last update: 2018 Apr 14
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_05/0529_233_55192.htm
14   03:33     (785) Zwetana     7.2        HIP  107134      7.8

Last update: 2018 Apr 14
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_06/0614_785_55406.htm
Detailed path maps, star charts and potential observing sites for these events can be found at Derek C. Breit’s web page:

http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Global.htm

 

Preliminary Predictions:

Target star brighter than 9 mag

Day       UT        Asteroid            MaxDur            Star              Vmag
                                                           sec

August 2018

03   02:50     (3223) Forsius     1.4       HIP  8836      7.5
Last update: 2017 May 21
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_08/0803_3223_57712.htm

September 2018

08   00:40     (654) Zelinda     18.2        HIP  7594      8.3
Last update: 2017 May 24
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0908_654_56366.htm

October 2018

08   03:09     (7394) Xanthomalitia     3.6        HIP  31277     5.6
Last update: 2017 May 21
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_10/1005_7394_57676.htm

November 2018

08   00:53     (790) Pretoria    7.0        HIP  48351      6.4
Last update: 2017 May 21
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_11/1108_790_57678.htm
10   02:09     (1756) Giacobini    1.9        HIP  7358      6.7
Last update: 2017 May 21
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_11/1110_1756_57736.htm
28   22:44   (1339) Desagneauxa    2.3    TYC 2403-00937-1    8.5
Last update: 2017 May 21
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_11/1128_1339_57740.htm

December 2018

06   22:34   (3495) Colchagua   2.3    TYC 1341-02323-1    9.0
Last update: 2017 May 21
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1206_3495_57940.htm
10   20:44   (479) Caprera   9.8     HIP 33753     7.7
Last update: 2017 May 24
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1210_479_57398.htm
16   02:39   (1191) Alfaterna     3.8       HIP 32535       7.5
Last update: 2017 May 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1216_1191_57452.htm
17   20:49   (2773) Brooks      1.5        TYC 1340-00835-1      8.9
Last update: 2017 May 21
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1217_2773_57942.htm
21   18:33   (3995) Sakaino       1.2       HIP 22496       7.1
Last update: 2017 May 21
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1221_3995_57742.htm
Detailed path maps, star charts and potential observing sites for these events can be found at Derek C. Breit’s web page:

http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Future.htm

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