Station Maps for the Occultation by (788) Hohensteina at Tuesday, 2009 August 18 (~ 01:30 UT)


Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 30929281: 12.5 mag

The max duration is expected to be 7.7 sec with a max drop of  0.9 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 31 deg and at azimuth 229 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -26 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 10 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ± 0.59 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  61 %
Path limits: ~  46 %
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.
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 prediction):

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös


(788) Hohensteina, 2009 Aug 18, Station Map WEST(788) Hohensteina, 2009 Aug 18, Station Map EAST

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