Station Map for the Occultation by (2249) Yamamoto at Monday, 2008 November 03  (~ 04:33 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 1380-00999-1: 10.9 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.9
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 10.6 mag

The max duration is expected to be 5.4 sec with a max drop of 6.1 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  66 deg and at azimuth 144 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -27 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude W 05 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  2.02 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~ 20 %
Path limits: ~  19 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 9 %
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:

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,

Oliver Klös


Station Map Europe for Occultation (2249) Yamamoto

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