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Highlights of Asteroid Occultations in Europe

Oliver Klös, IOTA/ES        Last update: 2021 July 16

Predictions calculated by Steve Preston, IOTA

http://asteroidoccultation.com

Upcoming Occultations:

The events are marked by the following colour-codes:

Special Observation Campaign

Target star brighter than 9 mag

Prediction with high probability to make a positive observation

Prediction with MIRIADE data (IMCCE) / JPL Horizons for asteroid satellites by O. Klös, IOTA/ES

Detailed path maps, star charts and potential observing sites for these events can be found at Derek C. Breit’s web page:

http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Global.htm

 

Day       UT        Asteroid            MaxDur             Star                  Vmag
                                                     sec

 

July 2021

 

22   19:28   (63) Ausonia      24.9      UCAC4 301-089342    12.2

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_07/0722_63_70640.htm

 

24   03:13  (212) Medea    4.3    TYC 1817-00159-1       8.7

Last update: 2021 May 29
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_07/0724_212_72730.htm

 

30   00:25   (276) Adelheid    11.0     UCAC4 480-084758    11.6

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_07/0730_276_70702.htm

 

30   00:48   (105) Artemis    14.2      UCAC4 515-068400    11.9

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_07/0730_105_70704.htm

 

August 2021

 

03   01:05  (4292) Aoba     0.97    TYC 1799-00910-1       8.3

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0803_4292_72470.htm

 

05   22:20  (558) Carmen      4.5     TYC 5782-00407-1     10.4

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0805_558_70780.htm

 

07   19:07    (148) Gallia      3.4     UCAC4 515-055965     11.9

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0807_148_70792.htm

 

08   03:33    (108) Hecuba      5.4     TYC 6364-00942-1     11.2

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0808_108_74296.htm

 

09   00:46   (16046) Gregnorman   2.7     HIP 90135      4.3

Last update: 2020 Jul 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0809_16046_72400.htm

 

17   23:06  (376) Geometria   6.4      HIP 118268       3.9

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0817_376_72402.htm

 

17   23:56  (648) Pippa   13.4      TYC 1203-01180-1     12.1

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0817_648_70898.htm

 

18   20:05   (105) Artemis   10.0      UCAC4 491-075567     12.1

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0818_105_70906.htm

 

18   21:25   (604) Tekmessa   7.2     TYC 5822-01215-1    9.8

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0818_604_70908.htm

 

19   04:07   (779) Nina   4.0    UCAC4 624-013468    12.5

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0819_779_70912.htm

 

26   04:06   (439) Ohio    2.0   TYC 0747-02007-1    10.9

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0826_439_74320.htm

 

26   21:28  (385) Ilmatar   7.7     TYC 0009-00303-18   8.8

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0826_385_70990.htm

 

28   03:59  (326) Tamara      2.6     TYC 2957-02337-1    10.4

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0828_326_72768.htm

 

29   01:57  (25260) 1998 VN5      0.54     HIP 27404    6.4

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0829_25260_74322.htm

 

29   02:00  (32) Pomona      3.0     UCAC4 556-019850    11.2

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0829_32_74324.htm

 

31  21:27  (276) Adelheid      14.0    UCAC4 456-079294   12.2

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_08/0831_276_71040.htm

 

September 2021

 

03  00:58  (818) Kapteynia      9.7   TYC 5278- 00362-1    11.1

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0903_818_71054.htm

 

03  01:19  (261) Prymno     4.7     UCAC4  421-000080   12.4

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0903_261_71058.htm

 

03  03:36   (1093) Freda    7.8     UCAC4 558-011264   11.9

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0903_1093_71060.htm

 

05  02:30   (22) Kalliope    6.5   UCAC4 573-025230   12.7

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0907_521_71098.htm
05  02:31   Linus, satellite of (22) Kalliope     1.02     UCAC4 573-025230   12.7

Last update: 2021 Jul 16
Path coordinates for occultation of UCAC4 573-025230 by 22 Linus #1 on 2021 Sep 5

 

05  23:24  (654) Zelinda    9.7     TYC 1129-00716-1    11.7

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0905_654_71086.htm

 

05  00:36  (521) Brixia    7.6    TYC 0671-00177-1    12.3

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0907_521_71098.htm

 

07   01:16  (554) Peraga    3.7     TYC 1867-02366-1    9.9

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0907_554_71100.htm

 

09   00:13  (301) Bavaria   2.3   HIP 29775   7.3

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_09/0909_301_72482.htm

 

11   01:49  (136) Austria    1.45     TYC 0744-00278-1    10.2

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0911_136_72780.htm

 

13   21:25  (377) Campania    16.0    TYC 0627-01274-1   12.5

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0913_377_71174.htm

 

14   20:10  (6) Hebe    26.0    UCAC4 350-173498     12.2

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0914_6_71190.htm

 

14   21:49   (167) Urda   3.7    UCAC4 465-000824    11.6

Last update: 2021 Jul 15
https://www.asteroidoccultations.com/2021_09/0914_167_74342.htm

 

Detailed path maps, star charts and potential observing sites for these events can be found at Derek C. Breit’s web page:

http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Global.htm

 

 

Preliminary Predictions:

Target star brighter than 9 mag

Day       UT        Asteroid            MaxDur            Star              Vmag
                                                     sec

September 2021

22   04:32  (1312) Vassar   2.9   TYC 4755-01371-1   8.3
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_09/0922_1312_72484.htm
26   23:37  (268) Adorea    5.1    TYC 1371-02142-1   9.0
Last update: 2020 Mar 03
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_09/0926_268_71302.htm

October 2021

04   00:57  (370) Modestia   5.1   HIP 5286       8.0
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_10/1004_370_72488.htm
12   01:51  (21564) Widmanstatten   1.0     HIP 42076     6.0
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_10/1012_21564_72404.htm
19   01:53  (10291) 1985 UT      2.1      TYC 4674-00424-1    8.2
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_10/1019_10291_72496.htm

November 2021

03   02:28  (2407) Haug     4.9     TYC 1870-00735-1   9.0
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_11/1103_2407_72844.htm
12  22:46  (487) Venetia    26.4     TYC 1329-01678-1   8.5
Last update: 2020 Mar 03
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_11/1112_487_71792.htm
15  22:05  (161) Athor    4.7    HIP 44512      6.6
Last update: 2020 Mar 03
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_11/1115_161_71822.htm
20  03:46  (110) Lydia     11.1     TYC 0622-01054-1     9.0
Last update: 2020 Mar 03
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_11/1120_110_71854.htm
22  17:57   (4082) Swann   2.0    HIP 8409    7.9
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_11/1122_4082_72508.htm
25  16:26   (105) Artemis   3.3    TYC 5173-01510-1   8.9
Last update: 2020 Mar 03
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_11/1125_105_71904.htm
29  16:58   (5234) Sechenov   0.9    HIP 856     8.1
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_11/1129_5234_72510.htm

December 2021

03  01:33   (573) Recha      4.7      HIP 30484     6.7
Last update: 2020 Mar 03
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_12/1203_573_71988.htm
08  18:08  (249) Ilse      7.4      TYC 2333-01131-1     8.7
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_12/1208_249_72896.htm
16   21:11  (11395) 1998 XN77     7.9    HIP 12148    5.5
Last update: 2020 Mar 03
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_12/1216_11395_72166.htm
20   01:49  (6475) Refugium    3.1   TYC 1821-00304-1    8.2
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_12/1220_6475_72516.htm
22  01:59  (688) Melanie    3.5    UCAC4 492-042602    7.5
Last update: 2020 Mar 03
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_12/1222_688_72218.htm
22  03:42  (4628) Laplace    1.6    HIP 26759     8.7
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_12/1222_4628_72922.htm
27  21:26  (310) Margarita    2.8   TYC 0017-01041-1     7.7
Last update: 2020 Mar 07
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_12/1227_310_72518.htm
28  18:00  (532) Herculina   9.3    HIP 533    8.9
Last update: 2020 Mar 08
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_12/1228_532_72338.htm
30  20:16  (7641) 1986 TT6    5.4      HIP 4761   7.1
Last update: 2020 Mar 03
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2021_12/1230_7641_72364.htm
Detailed path maps, star charts and potential observing sites for these events can be found at Derek C. Breit’s web page:

http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Future.htm

Station Map for the Occultation by (105) Artemis at Thursday, 2009 January 15 (~ 21:34 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 5369-01307-1: 10.7 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.4
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of  10.8 mag

The max duration is expected to be 8.9 sec with a max drop of 2.2 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  34 deg and at azimuth 156 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of – 51 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude 0 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ± 0.31  path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  90 %
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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0115_105_17170.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090115_17170_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. (not updated with Steve Preston’s data) :
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20January.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(105) Artemis, 2009 Jan 15, Station Map

Station Maps for the Occultation by (639) Latona at Thursday, 2009 January 15 (~ 21:08 UT)

EAST and WEST

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 1864-00746-1: 10.4 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.3
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of  10.3 mag

The max duration is expected to be 6.3 sec with a max drop of 2.6 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  64 deg and at azimuth 162 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of – 51 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 10 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.50 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  68 %
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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0115_639_17169.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090115_17169_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. (not updated with Steve Preston’s data) :
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20January.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(639) Latona, 2009 Jan 15, Station Map WEST(639) Latona, 2009 Jan 15, Station Map EAST

Station Map for the Occultation by (4711) Kathy at Thursday, 2009 January 15 (~ 18:30 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 0042-01409-1: 9.1 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 1.1
Spectral type K0
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of  8.9 mag

The max duration is expected to be 0.7 sec with a max drop of 6.9 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of  41 deg and at azimuth 177 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of – 20 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude 0 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  3.86 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  10 %
Path limits: ~  10 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 6 %
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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0115_4711_18999.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090115_18999_Sites.txt

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(4711) Kathy, 2009 Jan 15, Station Map

Station Map for the Occultation by (307) Nike at Wednesday, 2009 January 14 (~ 20.42 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star HIP 6630: 8.6 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.5
Spectral type F8
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 8.7 mag

The max duration is expected to be 2.7 sec with a max drop of 6.5 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 36 deg and at azimuth 239 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -42 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude 0 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.53 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~ 66 %
Path limits: ~  47 %
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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0114_307_18589.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090114_18589_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. (not updated with Steve Preston’s data) :
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20January.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(307) Nike, 2009 Jan 14, Station Map

Station Map for the Occultation by (145) Adeona at Tuesday, 2009 January 13 (~ 22:14 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 1815-00526-1: 12.3 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.2
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 12.0 mag

Please notice:
The combined light of the asteroid and the star will drop by 0.6 mag to 11.9 mag (the magnitude of the asteroid) during an occultation.

The max duration is expected to be 35.0 sec with a max drop of 0.6 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 43 deg and at azimuth 256 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -61 deg. (At predicted centre line for latitude N 50 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.23 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  97 %
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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0113_145_17165.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090113_17165_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. (not updated with Steve Preston’s data):
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20January.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(145) Adeona, 2009 Jan 13, Station  Map

Station Map for the Occultation by (2880) Nihondaira at Monday, 2009 January 12 (~ 03:20 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star HIP 43670: 8.5 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.7
Spectral type K0
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 8.6 mag

The max duration is expected to be 1.5 sec with a max drop of 7.7 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 49 deg and at azimuth 252 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -32 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 15 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  4.23 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  9 %
Path limits: ~  9 %
1 sigma lines:  ~ 5 %
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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0112_2880_20026.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090112_20026_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. :
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20January.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(2880) Nihondaira, 2009 Jan 12, Station Map

Station Maps for the Occultation by (704) Interamnia at Sunday, 2009 January 11 (~ 03:34 UT)

NORTH and SOUTH

Magnitude of target star 2UCAC 27665145: 12.9 mag

Please notice:
In the case of an occultation, the combined light of the asteroid and the star will drop by 0.3 mag to 11.8 mag (the magnitude of the asteroid).

The max duration is expected to be 37.9 sec with a max drop of 0.34 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 28 deg and at azimuth 182 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -40 deg. (At predicted centre line for latitude N 50 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.18 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  100 %
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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0111_704_19797.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090111_19797_Sites.txt

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(704) Interamnia, 2009 Jan 11, Station Map NORTH(704) Interamnia, 2009 Jan 11, Station Map SOUTH

Station Map for the Occultation by (626) Notburga at Saturday, 2009 January 10 (~ 18:09 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star HIP 109369: 7.0 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 1.0
Spectral type G5

The max duration is expected to be 2.4 sec with a max drop of 6.6 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 16 deg and at azimuth 229 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -16 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude W 03 deg)

There is a 1 sigma uncertainty interval of  ±  0.17 path widths.
The probabilities to see a positive event:

Centre line: ~  100 %
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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0110_626_20025.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090110_20025_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. :
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20January.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(626) Notburga, 2009 Jan 10, Station Map

Station Map for the Occultation by (402) Chloe at Thursday, 2009 January 08 (~ 17:08 UT)

V-Magnitude of target star TYC 0724-01025-1: 11.5 mag
Johnson B-V Colour Index: + 0.4
The UCAC2 gives a „pseudo-R magnitude“ of 11.5 mag

The max duration is expected to be 5.3 sec with a max drop of 1.2 mag.
The event will take place at an altitude of 20 deg and at azimuth 95 deg. The sun will be at an altitude of -14 deg. (At predicted centre line for longitude E 10 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: ~  47 %
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:
http://asteroidoccultation.com/2009_01/0108_402_17146.htm

Table of potential observing stations and cities with distance from center of predicted path (Derek C. Breit):
http://www.poyntsource.com/New/Google/20090108_17146_Sites.txt

Map and Coordinates at the web page of  E.A.O.N. :
http://astrosurf.com/eaon/Occultations%20January.htm

Good luck with your observation!

Oliver Klös

IOTA-ES

(402) Chloe, 2009 Jan 09, Station Map