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Highlights of Asteroid Occultations in Europe

Oliver Klös, IOTA/ES        Last update: 2018 August 13

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 DR2“ if available!

Day       UT        Asteroid            MaxDur             Star                  Vmag
                                                     sec

August 2018

15   01:16     (80) Sappho     3.1     UCAC4-560-009402      10.5

Last update: 2018 Jun 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_08/0815_80_56108.htm
25   01:32    (511) Davida     28.2     TYC 5848-01446-1     11.5

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_08/0825_511_56188.htm
25   03:06    (25) Phocaea     2.4     4U 504-22277    11.6

Last update: 2018 Jun 23
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_08/0825_25_58774.htm
30   02:00    (524) Fidelio     2.3     4U 606-22099     10.8

Last update: 2018 Jun 23
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_08/0830_524_58780.htm

September 2018

03   00:54    (776) Berbericia     6.1     UCAC4-542-018586     11.1

Last update: 2018 Jun 23
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0903_776_56310.htm
03   04:46    (80) Sappho     3.9    UCAC4-559-011879     11.6

Last update: 2018 Jun 29
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0903_80_56312.htm
08   00:34     (654) Zelinda     18.2        HIP  7594      8.3

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0908_654_56366.htm
08   22:41    (503) Evelyn     7.6    UCAC4-428-000676     11.9

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0908_503_56372.htm
12   20:26    (1315) Bronislawa    3.8    UCAC4-360-083520     11.7

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0912_1315_56436.htm
12   21:05    (739) Mandeville    5.6    UCAC4-395-072133     11.8

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0912_739_56438.htm
13   00:02    (216) Kleopatra    4.8    TYC 1329-01482-1     9.4

Last update: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0913_216_56440.htm
13   19:54    (675) Ludmilla   11.7    TYC 6267-00930-1     11.1

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0913_675_56450.htm
14   04:25    (524) Fidelio     2.8    TYC 2419-00637-1     10.5

Last update: 2018 Jun 27
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0914_524_56456.htm
15   19:30    (480) Hansa     4.7    UCAC4-572-126084     12.3

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0915_480_56482.htm
16   19:46    (480) Hansa     4.7    TYC 2219-00839-1     10.8

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0916_480_56490.htm
17   23:21    (480) Hansa     4.6    UCAC4-570-126985     12.1

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0917_480_56506.htm
20   04:18    (1428) Mombasa    15.0    UCAC4-452-006665     11.4

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0920_1428_56532.htm
21   21:43    (407) Arachne    10.4    UCAC4-465-134998     11.8

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0921_407_56550.htm
21   21:58    (584) Semiramis   6.2    TYC 2370-02386-1     11.8

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0921_584_56554.htm
23   02:23    (449) Hamburga   3.1    UCAC4-562-038755     12.3

Last update: 2018 Jul 28
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0923_449_56566.htm
24   01:14    (216) Kleopatra   5.5    TYC 0760-02264-1     10.9

Last update: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0924_216_56586.htm
28   03:44    (6) Hebe   10.3    UCAC4-486-022003     12.4

Last update: 2018 Jul 29
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0928_6_56622.htm
29   03:34    (433) Eros   1.6    4U 675-23281    10.9

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_09/0929_433_58842.htm

October 2018

03   17:47    (233) Asterope   4.6    TYC 6265-00763-1    11.8

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_10/1003_233_56710.htm
05   02:13   (404) Arsinoe   13.1    UCAC4-533-018848    12.5

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_10/1005_404_56724.htm
05   03:09     (7394) Xanthomalitia     3.6        HIP  31277     5.6

Last update: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_10/1005_7394_57676.htm
09   00:29   (139) Juewa   11.1    TYC 1198-00045-1    10.8

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_10/1009_139_56778.htm
10   02:00   (80) Sappho   9.5    UCAC4-547-017238    11.6

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_10/1010_80_56792.htm
10   04:12   (1596) Itzigsohn   3.0    UCAC4-550-035302    11.7

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_10/1010_1596_56794.htm
12   18:32  (480) Hansa   5.1    UCAC4-547-140482    11.2

Last update: 2018 Aug 12
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_10/1012_480_56820.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

November 2018

08   00:53     (790) Pretoria    7.0        HIP  48351      6.4
Last update: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_11/1108_790_57678.htm
10   02:09     (1756) Giacobini    1.9        HIP  7358      6.7
Last update: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_11/1110_1756_57736.htm
28   22:44   (1339) Desagneauxa    2.3    TYC 2403-00937-1    8.5
Last update: 2018 May 15
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: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1206_3495_57940.htm
10   20:44   (479) Caprera   9.8     HIP 33753     7.7
Last update: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1210_479_57398.htm
16   02:39   (1191) Alfaterna     3.8       HIP 32535       7.5
Last update: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1216_1191_57452.htm
17   20:49   (2773) Brooks      1.5        TYC 1340-00835-1      8.9
Last update: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1217_2773_57942.htm
21   18:33   (3995) Sakaino       1.2       HIP 22496       7.1
Last update: 2018 May 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2018_12/1221_3995_57742.htm

January 2019

02   06:28   (673) Edda    6.6      TYC 0823-00693-1       8.8
Last update: 2019 Jun 04
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_01/0102_673_62700.htm
04   21:38   (548) Kressida     2.3      TYC 1341-01263-1       7.8
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_01/0104_548_62640.htm
22   05:15   (2357) Phereclos    9.4      HIP 66250       8.2
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_01/0122_2357_59110.htm

February 2019

05   22:21   (34339) 2000 QH218      1.4      HIP 48455       3.4
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_02/0202_447178_59222.htm
21   18:36   (2025) Nortia    3.6     TYC 1396-00766-1       8.4
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_02/0221_2025_59378.htm

May 2019

01   22:28   (826) Henrika     2.7     UCAC4 377-65782       8.8
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_05/0501_826_62774.htm
26   23:58   (826) Henrika     5.3     HIP 66216       7.0
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_05/0526_826_62666.htm

July 2019

20   01:38   (18) Melpomene     15.3     TYC 5681-01301-1      8.5
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_07/0720_18_60780.htm

September 2019

02   01:05   (3128) Obruchev   2.0    HIP 117056       8.4
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_09/0902_3128_62676.htm

October 2019

10  22:19   (578) Happelia    9.0     HIP 17043       7.3
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_10/1010_578_61726.htm
15  22:31  (1013) Tombecka      2.6      HIP 2735        8.6
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_10/1015_1013_62872.htm
16  02:01  (2474) Ruby      2.1     HIP 510        8.4
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_10/1016_2474_62686.htm
16  19:18  (1875) Neruda      2.3     HIP 115476        5.7
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_10/1016_1875_62630.htm
24  00:35  (1612) Hirose      2.3     TYC 2892-00803-1       7.9
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_10/1024_1612_62688.htm

November 2019

08  03:39   (979) Ilsewa    7.7    UCAC5 525-034938       9.0
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_11/1108_979_61992.htm
13   23:04   (1153) Wallenbergia    4.5    HIP 33212       6.7
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_11/1113_1153_62690.htm
23   02:02  (1027) Aesculapia    5.7    HIP 31850       6.3
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_11/1123_1027_62634.htm

December 2019

19   18:56  (3126) Nostalgia    2.5    TYC 0756-00417-1       9.0
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_12/1219_3162_62938.htm
27   03:57   (650) Amalasuntha    2.1    TYC 1322-00522-1       8.8
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_12/1227_650_62946.htm
28   17:31  (387) Aquitania    6.0    TYC 0176-01063-1       8.7
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_12/1228_387_62526.htm
28   23:45  (1669) Dagmar    3.4    TYC 1894-02252-1     8.9
Last update: 2019 Jun 18
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2019_12/1228_1669_62528.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

Station Map for the Occultation by (105) Artemis at Thursday, 2009 January 15 (~ 21:34 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 5369-01307-1: 10.7 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.4
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of  10.8 mag

The max duration is expected to be 8.9 sec with a max drop of 2.2 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  34 deg and at azimuth 156 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of – 51 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude 0 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ± 0.31  path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  90 %
Path limits: ~  50 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 16 %
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 you station with OccultWatcher !

More information (coordinates, finder charts) at Steve Preston’s prediction:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0115_105_17170.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090115_17170_Sites.txt

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

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(105) Artemis, 2009 Jan 15, Station Map

Station Maps for the Occultation by (639) Latona at Thursday, 2009 January 15 (~ 21:08 UT)

EAST and WEST

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 1864-00746-1: 10.4 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.3
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of  10.3 mag

The max duration is expected to be 6.3 sec with a max drop of 2.6 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  64 deg and at azimuth 162 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of – 51 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 10 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.50 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  68 %
Path limits: ~  48 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 16 %
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 you station with OccultWatcher !

More information (coordinates, finder charts) at Steve Preston’s prediction:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0115_639_17169.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090115_17169_Sites.txt

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

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(639) Latona, 2009 Jan 15, Station Map WEST(639) Latona, 2009 Jan 15, Station Map EAST

Station Map for the Occultation by (4711) Kathy at Thursday, 2009 January 15 (~ 18:30 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 0042-01409-1: 9.1 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 1.1
Spectral type K0
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of  8.9 mag

The max duration is expected to be 0.7 sec with a max drop of 6.9 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  41 deg and at azimuth 177 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of – 20 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude 0 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  3.86 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  10 %
Path limits: ~  10 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 6 %
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_01/0115_4711_18999.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090115_18999_Sites.txt

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(4711) Kathy, 2009 Jan 15, Station Map

Station Map for the Occultation by (307) Nike at Wednesday, 2009 January 14 (~ 20.42 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star HIP 6630: 8.6 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.5
Spectral type F8
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 8.7 mag

The max duration is expected to be 2.7 sec with a max drop of 6.5 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 36 deg and at azimuth 239 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -42 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude 0 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.53 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~ 66 %
Path limits: ~  47 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 16 %
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 you station with OccultWatcher !

More information (coordinates, finder charts) at Steve Preston’s prediction:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0114_307_18589.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090114_18589_Sites.txt

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

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(307) Nike, 2009 Jan 14, Station Map

Station Map for the Occultation by (145) Adeona at Tuesday, 2009 January 13 (~ 22:14 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 1815-00526-1: 12.3 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.2
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 12.0 mag

Please notice:
The combined light of the asteroid and the star will drop by 0.6 mag to 11.9 mag (the magnitude of the asteroid) during an occultation.

The max duration is expected to be 35.0 sec with a max drop of 0.6 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 43 deg and at azimuth 256 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -61 deg. (At predicted centre line for latitude N 50 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.23 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  97 %
Path limits: ~  50 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 16 %
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 you station with OccultWatcher !

More information (coordinates, finder charts) at Steve Preston’s prediction:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0113_145_17165.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090113_17165_Sites.txt

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

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(145) Adeona, 2009 Jan 13, Station  Map

Station Map for the Occultation by (2880) Nihondaira at Monday, 2009 January 12 (~ 03:20 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star HIP 43670: 8.5 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.7
Spectral type K0
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 8.6 mag

The max duration is expected to be 1.5 sec with a max drop of 7.7 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 49 deg and at azimuth 252 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -32 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 15 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  4.23 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  9 %
Path limits: ~  9 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 5 %
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_01/0112_2880_20026.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090112_20026_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. :
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20January.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(2880) Nihondaira, 2009 Jan 12, Station Map

Station Maps for the Occultation by (704) Interamnia at Sunday, 2009 January 11 (~ 03:34 UT)

NORTH and SOUTH

Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 27665145: 12.9 mag

Please notice:
In the case of an occultation, the combined light of the asteroid and the star will drop by 0.3 mag to 11.8 mag (the magnitude of the asteroid).

The max duration is expected to be 37.9 sec with a max drop of 0.34 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 28 deg and at azimuth 182 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -40 deg. (At predicted centre line for latitude N 50 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.18 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  100 %
Path limits: ~  50 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 16 %
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 you station with OccultWatcher !

More information (coordinates, finder charts) at Steve Preston’s prediction:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0111_704_19797.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090111_19797_Sites.txt

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(704) Interamnia, 2009 Jan 11, Station Map NORTH(704) Interamnia, 2009 Jan 11, Station Map SOUTH

Station Map for the Occultation by (626) Notburga at Saturday, 2009 January 10 (~ 18:09 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star HIP 109369: 7.0 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 1.0
Spectral type G5

The max duration is expected to be 2.4 sec with a max drop of 6.6 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 16 deg and at azimuth 229 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -16 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude W 03 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.17 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  100 %
Path limits: ~  50 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 16 %
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 you station with OccultWatcher !

More information (coordinates, finder charts) at Steve Preston’s prediction:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0110_626_20025.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090110_20025_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. :
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20January.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(626) Notburga, 2009 Jan 10, Station Map

Station Map for the Occultation by (1095) Tulipa at Thursday, 2009 January 08 (~ 18:31 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 0762-02759-1: 9.7 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 1.4
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 9.4 mag

The max duration is expected to be 2.4 sec with a max drop of 5.0 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 15 deg and at azimuth 92 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -22 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 05 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  1.30 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  30 %
Path limits: ~  28 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 12 %
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_01/0108_1095_18733.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090108_18733_Sites.txt

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(1095) Tulipa, 2009 Jan 08, Station Map