Station Map for the Occultation by (405) Thia at Friday, 2009 November 20 (~ 01:06 UT)
Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 38949778: 11.7 mag
The max duration is expected to be 16.8 sec with a max drop of 1.5 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 64 deg and at azimuth 173 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -48 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 20 deg)
There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of ± 0.31 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:
Centre line: ~ 89 %
Path limits: ~ 50 %
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. :
Good luck with your observation!