RECON: TNO occultation with 10370

Event between (10370) Hylonome and star UC4-355-159982 with event index number of 104611

Geocentric closest approach at 2018/03/01 17:49:20 UTC

J2000 position of star is 18:43:18.2 -19:03:11
Equinox of date position of star is 18:44:19.3 -19:02:05
Stellar brightness R=16.1, use SENSEUP=128
Star is 123 degrees from the moon. Moon is 100% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=22.6

TNO is 23.9 AU from the Sun and 24.4 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 21.2 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 4.3 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 878 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 4672 km.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=8.6
Diameter=114.8 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 5.4 sec chord
Diameter=46.9 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 2.2 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CENTAURR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 10370, (2018/03/01 17:49UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:30:31.4 -26:28:15  0.9 31.64  93
Nunki          18:56:23.4 -26:16:21  2.0  7.75 125
PPM 234930     18:43:59.3 -19:15:55  6.1  0.25 123
PPM 234936     18:44:22.4 -19:12:28  9.1  0.17 123
10370          18:44:22.3 -19:02:01 16.1       123
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 10370, (2018/03/01 17:49UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:29:24.4 -26:25:55  0.9 31.64  93
Nunki          18:55:15.9 -26:17:49  2.0  7.75 125
PPM 234930     18:42:55.1 -19:17:04  6.1  0.25 123
PPM 234936     18:43:18.2 -19:13:37  9.1  0.17 123
10370          18:43:18.2 -19:03:11 16.1       123
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2017/04/24 16:20:04 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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