Station Map for the Occultation by (308) Polyxo at Monday, 2010 January 04 (~ 06:09 UT)
Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 26686366: 11.7 mag
UCAC instrumental “pseudo-R” fit-model magnitude: 11.9 mag (data from UCAC3)
The max duration is expected to be 4.4 sec with a max drop of 2.2 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 21 deg and at azimuth 159 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -14 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 05 deg)
There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of ± 0.51 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:
Centre line: ~ 67 %
Path limits: ~ 48 %
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!