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 05:36:50 UTC

J2000 position of star is 05:43:28.1 +17:39:52
Equinox of date position of star is 05:44:32.6 +17:40:18
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

[RECON map]
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 960 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 4673 km.
The sky-plane scale is 26361.3 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 05:37UT)
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  18
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        20
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 0.9 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 22.1 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)
Penticton 05:38:29 -52.8 Dark Up 44.1 119.1 Up 05:23:29 - 05:53:29 8780
Oroville 05:38:30 -53.2 Dark Up 44.5 118.7 Up 05:23:30 - 05:53:30 8728
Tonasket 05:38:30 -53.4 Dark Up 44.6 118.5 Up 05:23:30 - 05:53:30 8708
Okanogan 05:38:32 -53.5 Dark Up 44.7 118.1 Up 05:23:32 - 05:53:32 8682
Brewster 05:38:33 -53.5 Dark Up 44.7 117.6 Up 05:23:33 - 05:53:33 8663
Manson/Chelan 05:38:35 -53.4 Dark Up 44.6 117.1 Up 05:23:35 - 05:53:35 8652
Entiat 05:38:34 -53.5 Dark Up 44.6 116.8 Up 05:23:34 - 05:53:34 8634
Wenatchee 05:38:36 -53.6 Dark Up 44.7 116.5 Up 05:23:36 - 05:53:36 8614
Ellensburg 05:38:37 -53.6 Dark Up 44.8 115.9 Up 05:23:37 - 05:53:37 8583
Yakima 05:38:38 -53.8 Dark Up 44.9 115.5 Up 05:23:38 - 05:53:38 8548
Toppenish/White Swan 05:38:39 -54.0 Dark Up 45.1 115.5 Up 05:23:39 - 05:53:39 8526
Pasco 05:38:36 -54.8 Dark Up 46.0 116.7 Up 05:23:36 - 05:53:36 8490
Goldendale 05:38:41 -54.0 Dark Up 45.1 114.6 Up 05:23:41 - 05:53:41 8486
The Dalles 05:38:42 -53.9 Dark Up 45.0 114.0 Up 05:23:42 - 05:53:42 8474
George/Umatilla 05:38:37 -54.9 Dark Up 46.0 116.1 Up 05:23:37 - 05:53:37 8465
PNWRO 05:38:35 -55.1 Dark Up 46.2 116.7 Up 05:23:35 - 05:53:35 8464
Maupin 05:38:43 -54.2 Dark Up 45.2 113.7 Up 05:23:43 - 05:53:43 8435
Madras/Culver 05:38:45 -54.4 Dark Up 45.4 113.2 Up 05:23:45 - 05:53:45 8387
Sisters 05:38:46 -54.2 Dark Up 45.2 112.4 Up 05:23:46 - 05:53:46 8367
Redmond 05:38:45 -54.5 Dark Up 45.5 112.8 Up 05:23:45 - 05:53:45 8356
Bend 05:38:46 -54.5 Dark Up 45.5 112.5 Up 05:23:46 - 05:53:46 8340
Oregon Observatory 05:38:47 -54.5 Dark Up 45.5 112.2 Up 05:23:47 - 05:53:47 8327
La Pine/Gilchrist 05:38:48 -54.6 Dark Up 45.5 111.9 Up 05:23:48 - 05:53:48 8310
North Lake 05:38:47 -55.1 Dark Up 46.1 112.1 Up 05:23:47 - 05:53:47 8258
Chiloquin 05:38:50 -54.8 Dark Up 45.7 110.5 Up 05:23:50 - 05:53:50 8217
Paisley 05:38:48 -55.6 Dark Up 46.5 111.9 Up 05:23:48 - 05:53:48 8201
Klamath Falls 05:38:52 -55.0 Dark Up 45.9 110.3 Up 05:23:52 - 05:53:52 8185
Tulelake 05:38:51 -55.3 Dark Up 46.2 110.3 Up 05:23:51 - 05:53:51 8154
Lakeview 05:38:48 -55.9 Dark Up 46.9 111.6 Up 05:23:48 - 05:53:48 8151
Cedarville 05:38:49 -56.3 Dark Up 47.2 111.1 Up 05:23:49 - 05:53:49 8087
Fall River/Burney 05:38:53 -55.7 Dark Up 46.5 109.5 Up 05:23:53 - 05:53:53 8068
Susanville 05:38:52 -56.4 Dark Up 47.3 109.5 Up 05:23:52 - 05:53:52 7994
Greenville 05:38:54 -56.3 Dark Up 47.2 109.0 Up 05:23:54 - 05:53:54 7975
Gimple 05:38:54 -56.4 Dark Up 47.2 109.1 Up 05:23:54 - 05:53:54 7972
Quincy 05:38:55 -56.4 Dark Up 47.2 108.8 Up 05:23:55 - 05:53:55 7956
Portola 05:38:53 -56.8 Dark Up 47.6 109.1 Up 05:23:53 - 05:53:53 7933
Reno 05:38:52 -57.3 Dark Up 48.2 109.4 Up 05:23:52 - 05:53:52 7894
Carson City 05:38:53 -57.5 Dark Up 48.3 109.1 Up 05:23:53 - 05:53:53 7860
Gardnerville 05:38:54 -57.6 Dark Up 48.4 108.8 Up 05:23:54 - 05:53:54 7836
Yerington 05:38:52 -58.0 Dark Up 48.8 109.4 Up 05:23:52 - 05:53:52 7827
Hawthorne 05:38:52 -58.5 Dark Up 49.4 109.4 Up 05:23:52 - 05:53:52 7772
Lee Vining 05:38:54 -58.4 Dark Up 49.2 108.4 Up 05:23:54 - 05:53:54 7729
Tonopah 05:38:49 -59.7 Dark Up 50.6 110.2 Up 05:23:49 - 05:53:49 7696
Niwot 05:38:12 -66.6 Dark Up 57.8 126.3 Up 05:23:12 - 05:53:12 7662
Bishop 05:38:53 -59.1 Dark Up 49.9 108.3 Up 05:23:53 - 05:53:53 7655
Beatty 05:38:49 -60.5 Dark Up 51.3 109.3 Up 05:23:49 - 05:53:49 7575
Lone Pine 05:38:54 -59.6 Dark Up 50.4 107.8 Up 05:23:54 - 05:53:54 7574
Indian Springs 05:38:48 -61.4 Dark Up 52.2 109.9 Up 05:23:48 - 05:53:48 7519
CPSLO 05:39:03 -57.9 Dark Up 48.8 104.1 Up 05:24:03 - 05:54:03 7507
Henderson 05:38:47 -62.1 Dark Up 52.9 109.9 Up 05:23:47 - 05:53:47 7452
Searchlight/Boulder City 05:38:47 -62.3 Dark Up 53.2 109.3 Up 05:23:47 - 05:53:47 7394
Patrick 05:38:44 -63.2 Dark Up 54.0 110.2 Up 05:23:44 - 05:53:44 7366
Laughlin/Bullhead City 05:38:47 -62.7 Dark Up 53.5 109.2 Up 05:23:47 - 05:53:47 7357
Kingman/Dolan Springs 05:38:45 -63.1 Dark Up 53.9 109.7 Up 05:23:45 - 05:53:45 7348
Wildwood 05:39:00 -59.9 Dark Up 50.7 104.4 Up 05:24:00 - 05:54:00 7340
Mohave Valley 05:38:47 -62.8 Dark Up 53.6 108.9 Up 05:23:47 - 05:53:47 7330
DCO 05:38:43 -63.8 Dark Up 54.6 110.5 Up 05:23:43 - 05:53:43 7321
Lake Havasu City 05:38:47 -63.1 Dark Up 54.0 108.6 Up 05:23:47 - 05:53:47 7285
Idyllwild 05:38:56 -61.4 Dark Up 52.3 105.5 Up 05:23:56 - 05:53:56 7262
Parker 05:38:48 -63.2 Dark Up 54.1 108.1 Up 05:23:48 - 05:53:48 7249
Blythe 05:38:49 -63.2 Dark Up 54.0 107.2 Up 05:23:49 - 05:53:49 7203
Calipatria 05:38:53 -62.5 Dark Up 53.4 105.7 Up 05:23:53 - 05:53:53 7174
Yuma 05:38:52 -63.4 Dark Up 54.3 105.9 Up 05:23:52 - 05:53:52 7111

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 05:37UT)
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  18
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 2018/06/05 18:22:00 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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