Station Map for the Occultation by (107) Camilla at Friday, 2009 June 12 (~ 23:44 UT)

(107) Camilla has a satellite (~ 9 km at 1235 km)
More data:

Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 28404748: 13.3 mag

Asteroid is brighter than target star!

In the case of an occultation, the combined light of the asteroid and the star will drop by 0.4 mag to 12.5 mag (the magnitude of the asteroid).

The max duration is expected to be 15.7 sec with a max drop of  0.42 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 25 deg and at azimuth 179 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -12 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 10 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ± 0.64 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  57 %
Path limits: ~  44 %
1 sigma lines:  ~15 %
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):

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös


(107) Camilla, 2009 June 12, Station Map

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