Station Map for the Occultation by (786) Bredichina at Thursday, 2009 February 12 (~ 17:04 UT)
Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 42568036: 11.0 mag
The max duration is expected to be 11.9 sec with a max drop of 3.0 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 49 deg and at azimuth 103 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -09 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 15 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.
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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.:
Good luck with your observation!