Station Map for the Occultation by (449) Hamburga at Friday, 2008 November 07  (~ 18:04 UT)

Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 22342806: 12.2 mag

The max duration is expected to be 2.9 sec with a max drop of 3.2 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  11 deg and at azimuth 209 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -18 deg. (At predicted centre line for latitude N 50 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.67 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~ 55 %
Path limits: ~  43 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 15 %
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/2008_11/1107_449_19752.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20081107_19752_Sites.txt

Good luck with your observation,

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

Station Map (449) Hamburga, 2008 Nov 07