RECON: TNO occultation with 10199

Event between (10199) Chariklo and star UC4-309-245790 with event index number of 146793

Geocentric closest approach at 2018/09/09 19:45:34 UTC

J2000 position of star is 19:05:07.6 -28:17:29
Equinox of date position of star is 19:06:13.3 -28:15:50
Stellar brightness R=15.9, use SENSEUP=128
Star is 117 degrees from the moon. Moon is 0% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=18.9

TNO is 16.0 AU from the Sun and 15.5 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 8.4 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 322 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 2645 km.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=6.6
Diameter=288.4 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 34.2 sec chord
Diameter=117.7 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 14.0 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CENTAURR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 10199, (2018/09/09 19:46UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:30:33.4 -26:28:19  0.9 34.48  82
38Zet Sgr      19:03:47.9 -29:51:07  2.7  1.68 116
40Tau Sgr      19:08:06.3 -27:38:29  3.3  0.74 117
PPM 269297     19:06:57.7 -29:03:05  7.5  0.80 117
PPM 269292     19:06:46.3 -28:07:06  9.5  0.18 117
10199          19:06:18.0 -28:15:43 15.9       117
Positions are for equinox of date

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.

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Star training set for 10199, (2018/09/09 19:46UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:29:24.4 -26:25:56  0.9 34.48  82
38Zet Sgr      19:02:36.7 -29:52:49  2.7  1.68 116
40Tau Sgr      19:06:56.3 -27:40:18  3.3  0.74 117
PPM 269297     19:05:46.9 -29:04:52  7.5  0.80 117
PPM 269292     19:05:36.0 -28:08:53  9.5  0.18 117
10199          19:05:07.6 -28:17:29 15.9       117
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2017/06/14 17:02:12 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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