RECON: TNO occultation with 03UV292

Event between 03UV292 and star UC4-539-018773 with event index number of 222476

Geocentric closest approach at 2019/11/13 10:19:36 UTC

J2000 position of star is 05:45:54.4 +17:43:38
Equinox of date position of star is 05:46:57.2 +17:44:00
Stellar brightness R=15.8, use SENSEUP=128
Star is 26 degrees from the moon. Moon is 99% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=23.1

[RECON map]
TNO is 37.3 AU from the Sun and 36.5 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 19.9 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 2.7 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 1351 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 4922 km.
The sky-plane scale is 26474.0 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=7.3
Diameter=210.9 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 10.6 sec chord
Diameter=86.1 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 4.3 sec chord
Dynamical classification is 3:2E
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 03UV292, (2019/11/13 10:20UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Betelgeuse     05:56:14.9 +07:24:33  0.4 10.56  30
Alnath         05:27:33.0 +28:37:21  1.6 11.77  23
126 Tau        05:42:26.6 +16:32:33  4.6  1.62  25
PPM 121412     05:49:21.4 +17:30:07  8.2  0.59  26
PPM 121390     05:48:12.9 +17:44:07  9.5  0.27  26
03UV292        05:47:04.0 +17:44:02 15.8        26
Positions are for equinox of date

This table contains the target star visibility for the RECON network. The observing range has been set to a maximum of 0.7 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 23.2 km RECON observability=1.0 and success probability=8.7%
Site Site mid-time
(UT)
Sun alt
(deg)
Sky Moon Star alt
(deg)
Star az
(deg)
Target Observing Time
(UT)
X-track
(km)
Oroville 10:19:09 -45.7 Dark Up 58.8 182.1 Up 10:04:09 - 10:34:09 4053
Tonasket 10:19:09 -45.8 Dark Up 59.0 182.1 Up 10:04:09 - 10:34:09 4031
Okanogan 10:19:10 -46.1 Dark Up 59.4 181.8 Up 10:04:10 - 10:34:10 4001
Brewster 10:19:10 -46.3 Dark Up 59.6 181.5 Up 10:04:10 - 10:34:10 3977
Manson/Chelan 10:19:12 -46.6 Dark Up 59.8 180.8 Up 10:04:12 - 10:34:12 3961
Entiat 10:19:13 -46.8 Dark Up 60.1 180.7 Up 10:04:13 - 10:34:13 3941
Wenatchee 10:19:14 -47.0 Dark Up 60.3 180.5 Up 10:04:14 - 10:34:14 3918
Ellensburg 10:19:14 -47.3 Dark Up 60.7 180.1 Up 10:04:14 - 10:34:14 3881
Yakima 10:19:15 -47.5 Dark Up 61.1 180.0 Up 10:04:15 - 10:34:15 3842
Toppenish/White Swan 10:19:14 -47.5 Dark Up 61.4 180.4 Up 10:04:14 - 10:34:14 3819
Pasco 10:19:09 -46.8 Dark Up 61.5 182.9 Up 10:04:09 - 10:34:09 3793
Goldendale 10:19:16 -48.0 Dark Up 61.9 179.5 Up 10:04:16 - 10:34:16 3771
PNWRO 10:19:09 -46.8 Dark Up 61.7 183.3 Up 10:04:09 - 10:34:09 3767
George/Umatilla 10:19:11 -47.1 Dark Up 61.8 182.5 Up 10:04:11 - 10:34:11 3763
The Dalles 10:19:18 -48.4 Dark Up 62.1 178.8 Up 10:04:18 - 10:34:18 3753
Maupin 10:19:18 -48.5 Dark Up 62.5 179.0 Up 10:04:18 - 10:34:18 3711
Madras/Culver 10:19:18 -48.8 Dark Up 63.1 178.9 Up 10:04:18 - 10:34:18 3658
Sisters 10:19:21 -49.2 Dark Up 63.4 177.9 Up 10:04:21 - 10:34:21 3631
Redmond 10:19:19 -49.0 Dark Up 63.5 178.8 Up 10:04:19 - 10:34:19 3624
Bend 10:19:20 -49.2 Dark Up 63.7 178.5 Up 10:04:20 - 10:34:20 3604
Oregon Observatory 10:19:20 -49.3 Dark Up 63.8 178.2 Up 10:04:20 - 10:34:20 3589
La Pine/Gilchrist 10:19:21 -49.5 Dark Up 64.0 178.0 Up 10:04:21 - 10:34:21 3570
North Lake 10:19:18 -49.3 Dark Up 64.5 179.3 Up 10:04:18 - 10:34:18 3519
Chiloquin 10:19:23 -50.2 Dark Up 65.1 177.2 Up 10:04:23 - 10:34:23 3464
Paisley 10:19:18 -49.3 Dark Up 65.0 180.1 Up 10:04:18 - 10:34:18 3460
Klamath Falls 10:19:23 -50.3 Dark Up 65.5 177.3 Up 10:04:23 - 10:34:23 3429
Lakeview 10:19:17 -49.4 Dark Up 65.5 180.6 Up 10:04:17 - 10:34:17 3407
Tulelake 10:19:22 -50.2 Dark Up 65.8 178.0 Up 10:04:22 - 10:34:22 3398
Cedarville 10:19:17 -49.5 Dark Up 66.2 181.0 Up 10:04:17 - 10:34:17 3339
Fall River/Burney 10:19:22 -50.6 Dark Up 66.7 178.1 Up 10:04:22 - 10:34:22 3306
Susanville 10:19:19 -50.3 Dark Up 67.3 179.9 Up 10:04:19 - 10:34:19 3233
Greenville 10:19:21 -50.6 Dark Up 67.6 179.1 Up 10:04:21 - 10:34:21 3208
Gimple 10:19:20 -50.6 Dark Up 67.6 179.4 Up 10:04:20 - 10:34:20 3207
Quincy 10:19:21 -50.7 Dark Up 67.8 179.1 Up 10:04:21 - 10:34:21 3188
Portola 10:19:19 -50.4 Dark Up 67.9 180.3 Up 10:04:19 - 10:34:19 3169
Reno 10:19:17 -50.0 Dark Up 68.2 182.0 Up 10:04:17 - 10:34:17 3134
Carson City 10:19:17 -50.2 Dark Up 68.5 182.1 Up 10:04:17 - 10:34:17 3097
Gardnerville 10:19:17 -50.2 Dark Up 68.8 182.2 Up 10:04:17 - 10:34:17 3071
Yerington 10:19:15 -49.8 Dark Up 68.7 183.7 Up 10:04:15 - 10:34:15 3069
Niwot 10:18:15 -39.2 Dark Up 64.1 214.7 Up 10:03:15 - 10:33:15 3060
Hawthorne 10:19:12 -49.5 Dark Up 69.1 185.2 Up 10:04:12 - 10:34:12 3015
Lee Vining 10:19:15 -50.1 Dark Up 69.7 184.0 Up 10:04:15 - 10:34:15 2963
Tonopah 10:19:07 -48.7 Dark Up 69.5 189.1 Up 10:04:07 - 10:34:07 2950
Bishop 10:19:12 -49.7 Dark Up 70.3 186.2 Up 10:04:12 - 10:34:12 2892
Beatty 10:19:05 -48.6 Dark Up 70.5 190.9 Up 10:04:05 - 10:34:05 2824
Lone Pine 10:19:11 -49.7 Dark Up 71.0 187.4 Up 10:04:11 - 10:34:11 2809
Indian Springs 10:19:01 -47.9 Dark Up 70.7 194.1 Up 10:04:01 - 10:34:01 2778
Henderson 10:18:58 -47.5 Dark Up 71.0 196.4 Up 10:03:58 - 10:33:58 2715
CPSLO 10:19:23 -52.1 Dark Up 72.4 179.9 Up 10:04:23 - 10:34:23 2706
Searchlight/Boulder City 10:18:58 -47.6 Dark Up 71.6 197.1 Up 10:03:58 - 10:33:58 2654
Patrick 10:18:53 -46.8 Dark Up 71.4 200.1 Up 10:03:53 - 10:33:53 2637
Laughlin/Bullhead City 10:18:56 -47.4 Dark Up 71.8 198.3 Up 10:03:56 - 10:33:56 2619
Kingman/Dolan Springs 10:18:54 -47.0 Dark Up 71.6 199.8 Up 10:03:54 - 10:33:54 2615
DCO 10:18:50 -46.3 Dark Up 71.4 202.4 Up 10:03:50 - 10:33:50 2597
Mohave Valley 10:18:57 -47.4 Dark Up 72.0 198.6 Up 10:03:57 - 10:33:57 2590
Wildwood 10:19:15 -50.8 Dark Up 73.5 186.7 Up 10:04:15 - 10:34:15 2552
Lake Havasu City 10:18:56 -47.3 Dark Up 72.3 199.8 Up 10:03:56 - 10:33:56 2545
Parker 10:18:56 -47.3 Dark Up 72.7 200.3 Up 10:03:56 - 10:33:56 2507
Idyllwild 10:19:07 -49.4 Dark Up 73.6 193.1 Up 10:04:07 - 10:34:07 2491
Blythe 10:18:57 -47.7 Dark Up 73.2 199.9 Up 10:03:57 - 10:33:57 2455
Calipatria 10:19:02 -48.5 Dark Up 74.0 197.5 Up 10:04:02 - 10:34:02 2413
Yuma 10:18:58 -47.9 Dark Up 74.1 200.9 Up 10:03:58 - 10:33:58 2356

Azimuth is measured in degrees eastward from north. North is at an azimuth of 0, due East is at an azimuth of 90 degrees, due South is 180, and due West is 270.

Do not use the listing below for the RECON CPC 1100 telescopes. This is provided for other non-team facilities.

Star training set for 03UV292, (2019/11/13 10:20UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Betelgeuse     05:55:10.3 +07:24:26  0.4 10.56  30
Alnath         05:26:17.5 +28:36:24  1.6 11.77  23
126 Tau        05:41:17.7 +16:32:02  4.6  1.62  25
PPM 121412     05:48:11.9 +17:29:47  8.2  0.59  26
PPM 121390     05:47:03.3 +17:43:45  9.5  0.27  26
03UV292        05:45:54.4 +17:43:38 15.8        26
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2017/12/07 17:05:23 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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