Station Map for the Occultation by (876) Scott at Saturday, 2009 January 31 (~ 19:23 UT)
V-Magnitude of target star TYC 0804-01152-1: 10.4 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.4
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 10.4 mag
The max duration is expected to be 1.7 sec with a max drop of 5.0 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 30 deg and at azimuth 112 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -30 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 10 deg)
There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of ± 2.13 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:
Centre line: ~ 19 %
Path limits: ~ 18 %
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):
Map and Coordinates at the web page of E.A.O.N. (not updated with Steve Preston’s data):
Good luck with your observation!