Station Map for the Occultation by (581) Tauntonia at Tuesday, 2010 January 05 (~ 04:02 UT)

Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 40003984: 12.7 mag
UCAC instrumental “pseudo-R” fit-model magnitude: 13.2 mag (data from UCAC3)

The max duration is expected to be 4.0 sec with a max drop of 1.4 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  38 deg and at azimuth 261 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -39 deg. (At predicted centre line for latitude N 49 deg 51 min)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ± 0.85 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  44 %
Path limits: ~  38 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 14 %
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


(581) Tauntonia, 2010 Jan 05, Station Map

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