Station Map for the Occultation by (468) Lina at Monday, 2009 September 21 (~ 19:08 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 6810-00243-1: 9.9 mag
Spectral type: K2
UCAC instrumental “pseudo-R” fit-model magnitude: 8.9 mag (data from UCAC3)

The max duration is expected to be 6.6 sec with a max drop of 4.8 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  10 deg and at azimuth 215 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -15 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 05 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ± 0.75 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  50 %
Path limits: ~  41 %
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):

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. :

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös


(468) Lina, 2009 Sep 21

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