Station Map for the Occultation by (914) Palisana at
Wednesday, 2008 October 29 (~ 21:50 UT)
V-Magnitude of target star TYC 2820-01384-1: 11.4 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: -0.2
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 11.6 mag
The max duration is expected to be 5.9 sec with a max drop of 1.2 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 79 deg and at azimuth 167 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -53 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 20 deg)
There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of ± 0.34 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:
Centre line: ~ 86 %
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:
Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
Coordinates and maps at the webpage of E.A.O.N
(NOT updated with Steve Preston’s data):
Good luck with your observation,