RECON: TNO occultation with 03UV292

Event between 03UV292 and star GA1060:01202783 with event index number of 229272

Geocentric closest approach at 2019/12/11 06:04:07 UTC

J2000 position of star is 05:43:28.1 +17:39:52
Equinox of date position of star is 05:44:34.0 +17:40:19
Stellar brightness G=15.4, use SENSEUP=128
Star is 19 degrees from the moon. Moon is 99% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=23.0

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TNO is 37.3 AU from the Sun and 36.3 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 25.2 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 3.4 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 577 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 3382 km.
The sky-plane scale is 26361.7 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=7.3
Diameter=210.9 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 8.4 sec chord
Diameter=86.1 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 3.4 sec chord
Dynamical classification is 3:2E
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 03UV292, (2019/12/11 06:04UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Betelgeuse     05:56:15.1 +07:24:33  0.4 10.65  25
Alnath         05:27:33.3 +28:37:21  1.6 11.63  17
126 Tau        05:42:26.9 +16:32:33  4.6  1.24  19
PPM 121266     05:42:32.3 +17:31:51  8.4  0.52  19
PPM 121304     05:43:58.5 +17:23:50  8.6  0.32  19
03UV292        05:44:37.9 +17:40:20 15.4        19
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 1.6 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 21.6 km RECON observability=1.0 and success probability=4.9%
Site Site mid-time
(UT)
Sun alt
(deg)
Sky Moon Star alt
(deg)
Star az
(deg)
Target Observing Time
(UT)
X-track
(km)
Summerland 06:05:31 -56.0 Dark Up 47.5 126.8 Up 05:50:31 - 06:20:31 7915
Kelowna 06:05:30 -56.1 Dark Up 47.7 127.2 Up 05:50:30 - 06:20:30 7913
Penticton 06:05:31 -56.3 Dark Up 47.8 126.7 Up 05:50:31 - 06:20:31 7885
Okanagan Falls 06:05:32 -56.4 Dark Up 47.9 126.5 Up 05:50:32 - 06:20:32 7869
Oliver 06:05:32 -56.5 Dark Up 48.1 126.4 Up 05:50:32 - 06:20:32 7854
Anarchist Mountain Observatory 06:05:32 -56.8 Dark Up 48.3 126.5 Up 05:50:32 - 06:20:32 7836
Oroville 06:05:32 -56.8 Dark Up 48.3 126.3 Up 05:50:32 - 06:20:32 7831
Tonasket 06:05:32 -56.9 Dark Up 48.4 126.1 Up 05:50:32 - 06:20:32 7810
Okanogan 06:05:33 -57.1 Dark Up 48.5 125.7 Up 05:50:33 - 06:20:33 7783
Brewster 06:05:35 -57.2 Dark Up 48.6 125.2 Up 05:50:35 - 06:20:35 7763
Manson/Chelan 06:05:36 -57.1 Dark Up 48.5 124.5 Up 05:50:36 - 06:20:36 7751
Entiat 06:05:36 -57.2 Dark Up 48.6 124.3 Up 05:50:36 - 06:20:36 7733
Wenatchee 06:05:38 -57.3 Dark Up 48.7 123.9 Up 05:50:38 - 06:20:38 7712
Ellensburg 06:05:39 -57.5 Dark Up 48.8 123.3 Up 05:50:39 - 06:20:39 7680
Yakima 06:05:40 -57.7 Dark Up 49.0 122.9 Up 05:50:40 - 06:20:40 7644
Toppenish/White Swan 06:05:40 -57.9 Dark Up 49.2 122.9 Up 05:50:40 - 06:20:40 7621
Pasco 06:05:37 -58.7 Dark Up 50.0 124.2 Up 05:50:37 - 06:20:37 7588
Goldendale 06:05:42 -58.0 Dark Up 49.3 121.8 Up 05:50:42 - 06:20:42 7579
The Dalles 06:05:43 -58.0 Dark Up 49.2 121.2 Up 05:50:43 - 06:20:43 7566
George/Umatilla 06:05:38 -58.8 Dark Up 50.1 123.6 Up 05:50:38 - 06:20:38 7562
PNWRO 06:05:37 -59.0 Dark Up 50.3 124.2 Up 05:50:37 - 06:20:37 7561
Maupin 06:05:44 -58.3 Dark Up 49.4 120.9 Up 05:50:44 - 06:20:44 7526
Madras/Culver 06:05:45 -58.6 Dark Up 49.7 120.3 Up 05:50:45 - 06:20:45 7477
Sisters 06:05:47 -58.5 Dark Up 49.6 119.5 Up 05:50:47 - 06:20:47 7455
Redmond 06:05:46 -58.7 Dark Up 49.8 119.9 Up 05:50:46 - 06:20:46 7446
Bend 06:05:47 -58.8 Dark Up 49.9 119.5 Up 05:50:47 - 06:20:47 7429
Oregon Observatory 06:05:48 -58.8 Dark Up 49.9 119.2 Up 05:50:48 - 06:20:48 7415
La Pine/Gilchrist 06:05:48 -58.9 Dark Up 49.9 118.9 Up 05:50:48 - 06:20:48 7398
North Lake 06:05:47 -59.5 Dark Up 50.5 119.1 Up 05:50:47 - 06:20:47 7346
Chiloquin 06:05:51 -59.2 Dark Up 50.2 117.4 Up 05:50:51 - 06:20:51 7302
Paisley 06:05:47 -60.0 Dark Up 51.0 118.9 Up 05:50:47 - 06:20:47 7288
Klamath Falls 06:05:52 -59.4 Dark Up 50.4 117.1 Up 05:50:52 - 06:20:52 7268
Tulelake 06:05:52 -59.8 Dark Up 50.8 117.1 Up 05:50:52 - 06:20:52 7237
Lakeview 06:05:48 -60.4 Dark Up 51.4 118.6 Up 05:50:48 - 06:20:48 7237
Cedarville 06:05:49 -60.8 Dark Up 51.8 118.1 Up 05:50:49 - 06:20:49 7172
Fall River/Burney 06:05:53 -60.3 Dark Up 51.2 116.2 Up 05:50:53 - 06:20:53 7150
Susanville 06:05:53 -61.1 Dark Up 52.0 116.3 Up 05:50:53 - 06:20:53 7076
Greenville 06:05:54 -61.0 Dark Up 51.9 115.7 Up 05:50:54 - 06:20:54 7055
Gimple 06:05:54 -61.1 Dark Up 52.0 115.8 Up 05:50:54 - 06:20:54 7053
Quincy 06:05:54 -61.1 Dark Up 52.0 115.4 Up 05:50:54 - 06:20:54 7036
Portola 06:05:53 -61.5 Dark Up 52.4 115.8 Up 05:50:53 - 06:20:53 7014
Reno 06:05:52 -62.1 Dark Up 53.0 116.2 Up 05:50:52 - 06:20:52 6976
Carson City 06:05:53 -62.2 Dark Up 53.2 115.8 Up 05:50:53 - 06:20:53 6941
Gardnerville 06:05:53 -62.4 Dark Up 53.3 115.5 Up 05:50:53 - 06:20:53 6916
Yerington 06:05:51 -62.8 Dark Up 53.7 116.2 Up 05:50:51 - 06:20:51 6910
Hawthorne 06:05:50 -63.3 Dark Up 54.3 116.2 Up 05:50:50 - 06:20:50 6854
Lee Vining 06:05:53 -63.3 Dark Up 54.2 115.0 Up 05:50:53 - 06:20:53 6809
Tonopah 06:05:47 -64.5 Dark Up 55.4 117.2 Up 05:50:47 - 06:20:47 6781
Niwot 06:05:08 -70.0 Dark Up 61.6 136.5 Up 05:50:08 - 06:20:08 6778
Bishop 06:05:52 -64.0 Dark Up 54.9 115.0 Up 05:50:52 - 06:20:52 6736
Beatty 06:05:47 -65.4 Dark Up 56.3 116.2 Up 05:50:47 - 06:20:47 6658
Lone Pine 06:05:52 -64.6 Dark Up 55.5 114.4 Up 05:50:52 - 06:20:52 6654
Indian Springs 06:05:45 -66.3 Dark Up 57.2 117.0 Up 05:50:45 - 06:20:45 6604
CPSLO 06:06:02 -63.2 Dark Up 54.1 110.1 Up 05:51:02 - 06:21:02 6579
Henderson 06:05:44 -67.1 Dark Up 57.9 117.1 Up 05:50:44 - 06:20:44 6538
Searchlight/Boulder City 06:05:45 -67.4 Dark Up 58.2 116.3 Up 05:50:45 - 06:20:45 6479
Patrick 06:05:42 -68.2 Dark Up 59.0 117.5 Up 05:50:42 - 06:20:42 6453
Laughlin/Bullhead City 06:05:44 -67.8 Dark Up 58.6 116.3 Up 05:50:44 - 06:20:44 6442
Kingman/Dolan Springs 06:05:43 -68.1 Dark Up 59.0 116.9 Up 05:50:43 - 06:20:43 6434
Mohave Valley 06:05:45 -67.9 Dark Up 58.8 115.9 Up 05:50:45 - 06:20:45 6414
Wildwood 06:05:58 -65.2 Dark Up 56.1 110.5 Up 05:50:58 - 06:20:58 6414
DCO 06:05:40 -68.8 Dark Up 59.7 117.9 Up 05:50:40 - 06:20:40 6409
Lake Havasu City 06:05:44 -68.3 Dark Up 59.1 115.6 Up 05:50:44 - 06:20:44 6369
Idyllwild 06:05:53 -66.8 Dark Up 57.6 111.8 Up 05:50:53 - 06:20:53 6339
Parker 06:05:45 -68.4 Dark Up 59.3 115.1 Up 05:50:45 - 06:20:45 6333
Blythe 06:05:47 -68.4 Dark Up 59.3 113.9 Up 05:50:47 - 06:20:47 6285
Calipatria 06:05:50 -67.9 Dark Up 58.8 112.2 Up 05:50:50 - 06:20:50 6254
Yuma 06:05:49 -68.8 Dark Up 59.6 112.5 Up 05:50:49 - 06:20:49 6192

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, (2019/12/11 06:04UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Betelgeuse     05:55:10.3 +07:24:26  0.4 10.65  25
Alnath         05:26:17.5 +28:36:23  1.6 11.63  17
126 Tau        05:41:17.7 +16:32:02  4.6  1.24  19
PPM 121266     05:41:22.6 +17:31:20  8.4  0.52  19
PPM 121304     05:42:48.8 +17:23:21  8.6  0.32  19
03UV292        05:43:28.1 +17:39:52 15.4        19
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2018/10/25 20:38:48 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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