Station Map for the Occultation by (233) Asterope at Monday, 2009 March 30 (~ 04:14 UT)
Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 23893228: 13.3 mag
The max duration is expected to be 39.5 sec with a max drop of 0.6 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 24 deg and at azimuth 190 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -16 deg. (At predicted centre line for latitude N 45 deg)
There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of ± 1.32 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:
Centre line: ~ 29 %
Path limits: ~ 28 %
1 sigma lines: ~ 12 %
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.
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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):
Good luck with your observation!