RECON: TNO occultation with 04PX107

Event between 04PX107 and star UC4-359-202499 with event index number of 208223

Geocentric closest approach at 2019/07/01 08:12:18 UTC

J2000 position of star is 21:25:45.3 -18:13:25
Equinox of date position of star is 21:26:45.4 -18:08:44
Stellar brightness R=16.2, use SENSEUP=128
Star is 122 degrees from the moon. Moon is 3% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=23.5

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TNO is 41.9 AU from the Sun and 41.1 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 18.1 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 2.2 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 399 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 5426 km.
The sky-plane scale is 29825.6 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=7.2
Diameter=219.8 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 12.2 sec chord
Diameter=89.7 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 5.0 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CLASSICAL
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 04PX107, (2019/07/01 08:12UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Fomalhaut      22:58:43.4 -29:31:06  1.2 23.83 104
32Iot Cap      21:23:19.8 -16:45:02  4.3  1.62 122
PPM 238835     21:27:21.8 -18:03:52  8.2  0.14 122
PPM 238825     21:26:43.1 -18:09:47 10.0  0.04 122
04PX107        21:26:50.6 -18:08:19 16.2       121
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 2.3 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 14.2 km RECON observability=0.5 and success probability=0.5%
Site Site mid-time
(UT)
Sun alt
(deg)
Sky Moon Star alt
(deg)
Star az
(deg)
Target Observing Time
(UT)
X-track
(km)
Oroville 08:12:39 -17.9 AT Down 14.6 142.2 Really Low 07:57:39 - 08:27:39 14625
Tonasket 08:12:42 -18.1 Dark Down 14.8 142.2 Really Low 07:57:42 - 08:27:42 14619
Okanogan 08:12:42 -18.5 Dark Down 15.0 142.0 Really Low 07:57:42 - 08:27:42 14611
Brewster 08:12:44 -18.8 Dark Down 15.1 141.8 Really Low 07:57:44 - 08:27:44 14604
Manson/Chelan 08:12:48 -19.0 Dark Down 15.1 141.5 Really Low 07:57:48 - 08:27:48 14601
Entiat 08:12:49 -19.2 Dark Down 15.3 141.4 Really Low 07:57:49 - 08:27:49 14595
Wenatchee 08:12:50 -19.5 Dark Down 15.4 141.2 Really Low 07:57:50 - 08:27:50 14589
Ellensburg 08:12:52 -19.9 Dark Down 15.7 141.0 Really Low 07:57:52 - 08:27:52 14578
Yakima 08:12:54 -20.3 Dark Down 16.0 140.9 Really Low 07:57:54 - 08:27:54 14566
Toppenish/White Swan 08:12:54 -20.5 Dark Down 16.2 141.0 Really Low 07:57:54 - 08:27:54 14558
Pasco 08:12:51 -20.6 Dark Down 16.9 142.1 Really Low 07:57:51 - 08:27:51 14544
Goldendale 08:12:55 -21.1 Dark Down 16.5 140.5 Really Low 07:57:55 - 08:27:55 14544
The Dalles 08:13:00 -21.3 Dark Down 16.5 140.2 Really Low 07:58:00 - 08:28:00 14539
George/Umatilla 08:12:53 -20.9 Dark Down 17.0 141.8 Really Low 07:57:53 - 08:27:53 14536
PNWRO 08:12:48 -20.8 Dark Down 17.1 142.2 Really Low 07:57:48 - 08:27:48 14535
Maupin 08:13:00 -21.7 Dark Down 16.8 140.2 Really Low 07:58:00 - 08:28:00 14524
Madras/Culver 08:13:02 -22.2 Dark Down 17.3 140.1 Really Low 07:58:02 - 08:28:02 14506
Sisters 08:13:05 -22.6 Dark Down 17.3 139.6 Really Low 07:58:05 - 08:28:05 14498
Redmond 08:13:02 -22.6 Dark Down 17.5 139.9 Really Low 07:58:02 - 08:28:02 14494
Bend 08:13:04 -22.8 Dark Down 17.6 139.8 Really Low 07:58:04 - 08:28:04 14488
Oregon Observatory 08:13:05 -23.0 Dark Down 17.7 139.6 Really Low 07:58:05 - 08:28:05 14482
La Pine/Gilchrist 08:13:05 -23.2 Dark Down 17.8 139.5 Really Low 07:58:05 - 08:28:05 14475
North Lake 08:13:07 -23.6 Dark Down 18.4 140.0 Really Low 07:58:07 - 08:28:07 14455
Chiloquin 08:13:12 -24.3 Dark Down 18.5 139.0 Really Low 07:58:12 - 08:28:12 14437
Paisley 08:13:05 -24.2 Dark Down 19.0 140.2 Really Low 07:58:05 - 08:28:05 14432
Klamath Falls 08:13:14 -24.7 Dark Down 18.8 139.0 Really Low 07:58:14 - 08:28:14 14423
Lakeview 08:13:07 -24.7 Dark Down 19.5 140.2 Really Low 07:58:07 - 08:28:07 14411
Tulelake 08:13:15 -24.9 Dark Down 19.1 139.2 Really Low 07:58:15 - 08:28:15 14411
Cedarville 08:13:09 -25.3 Dark Down 20.1 140.2 Low 07:58:09 - 08:28:09 14384
Fall River/Burney 08:13:16 -25.8 Dark Down 19.9 139.1 Really Low 07:58:16 - 08:28:16 14374
Susanville 08:13:16 -26.4 Dark Down 20.7 139.6 Low 07:58:16 - 08:28:16 14342
Greenville 08:13:18 -26.7 Dark Down 20.8 139.3 Low 07:58:18 - 08:28:18 14332
Gimple 08:13:18 -26.7 Dark Down 20.8 139.3 Low 07:58:18 - 08:28:18 14332
Quincy 08:13:17 -26.9 Dark Down 20.9 139.2 Low 07:58:17 - 08:28:17 14324
Portola 08:13:18 -27.0 Dark Down 21.3 139.6 Low 07:58:18 - 08:28:18 14315
Reno 08:13:15 -27.3 Dark Down 21.8 140.1 Low 07:58:15 - 08:28:15 14298
Carson City 08:13:19 -27.7 Dark Down 22.1 140.0 Low 07:58:19 - 08:28:19 14282
Gardnerville 08:13:19 -27.9 Dark Down 22.3 140.0 Low 07:58:19 - 08:28:19 14270
Yerington 08:13:15 -27.8 Dark Down 22.6 140.5 Low 07:58:15 - 08:28:15 14267
Hawthorne 08:13:17 -28.3 Dark Down 23.2 140.9 Low 07:58:17 - 08:28:17 14242
Lee Vining 08:13:21 -28.8 Dark Down 23.4 140.3 Low 07:58:21 - 08:28:21 14220
Tonopah 08:13:12 -28.6 Dark Down 24.2 142.0 Low 07:58:12 - 08:28:12 14206
Bishop 08:13:19 -29.4 Dark Down 24.2 140.8 Low 07:58:19 - 08:28:19 14185
Beatty 08:13:14 -29.8 Dark Down 25.4 142.1 Low 07:58:14 - 08:28:14 14146
Lone Pine 08:13:21 -30.1 Dark Down 25.0 140.8 Low 07:58:21 - 08:28:21 14145
Niwot 08:12:19 -24.8 Dark Down 27.4 153.7 Low 07:57:19 - 08:27:19 14129
Indian Springs 08:13:10 -30.0 Dark Down 26.1 142.9 Low 07:58:10 - 08:28:10 14117
CPSLO 08:13:33 -31.6 Dark Down 24.6 138.2 Low 07:58:33 - 08:28:33 14104
Henderson 08:13:09 -30.4 Dark Down 26.9 143.4 Low 07:58:09 - 08:28:09 14082
Searchlight/Boulder City 08:13:12 -31.0 Dark Down 27.4 143.3 Low 07:58:12 - 08:28:12 14052
Patrick 08:13:07 -30.9 Dark Down 27.9 144.2 Low 07:58:07 - 08:28:07 14036
Laughlin/Bullhead City 08:13:10 -31.3 Dark Down 27.8 143.5 Low 07:58:10 - 08:28:10 14033
Kingman/Dolan Springs 08:13:09 -31.2 Dark Down 28.0 144.0 Low 07:58:09 - 08:28:09 14027
Wildwood 08:13:30 -32.7 Dark Down 26.6 139.6 Low 07:58:30 - 08:28:30 14022
Mohave Valley 08:13:11 -31.5 Dark Down 28.0 143.4 Low 07:58:11 - 08:28:11 14018
DCO 08:13:05 -31.1 Dark Down 28.5 144.8 Low 07:58:05 - 08:28:05 14011
Lake Havasu City 08:13:12 -31.9 Dark Down 28.5 143.5 Low 07:58:12 - 08:28:12 13994
Idyllwild 08:13:24 -32.9 Dark Down 27.9 141.2 Low 07:58:24 - 08:28:24 13983
Parker 08:13:12 -32.2 Dark Down 28.8 143.5 Low 07:58:12 - 08:28:12 13975
Blythe 08:13:15 -32.8 Dark Down 29.0 143.0 Low 07:58:15 - 08:28:15 13950
Calipatria 08:13:22 -33.4 Dark Down 29.0 142.0 Low 07:58:22 - 08:28:22 13935
Yuma 08:13:19 -33.7 Dark Down 29.8 142.7 Low 07:58:19 - 08:28:19 13900

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 04PX107, (2019/07/01 08:12UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Fomalhaut      22:57:39.5 -29:37:23  1.2 23.83 104
32Iot Cap      21:22:14.8 -16:50:04  4.3  1.62 122
PPM 238835     21:26:16.6 -18:08:58  8.2  0.14 122
PPM 238825     21:25:37.8 -18:14:53 10.0  0.04 122
04PX107        21:25:45.3 -18:13:25 16.2       122
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2017/12/06 19:05:52 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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