RECON: TNO occultation with 10370

Event between (10370) Hylonome and star UC4-356-161585 with event index number of 116774

Geocentric closest approach at 2018/05/14 21:36:50 UTC

J2000 position of star is 18:44:33.1 -18:50:11
Equinox of date position of star is 18:45:32.8 -18:49:05
Stellar brightness R=15.3
Star is 126 degrees from the moon. Moon is 1% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=22.5

TNO is 24.0 AU from the Sun and 23.3 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 14.0 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 3.0 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 1305 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 1433 km.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=8.6
Diameter=114.8 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 8.2 sec chord
Diameter=46.9 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 3.3 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CENTAURR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 10370, (2018/05/14 21:37UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:30:32.2 -26:28:16  0.9 31.99 154
Nunki          18:56:24.2 -26:16:20  2.0  7.86 123
PPM 234930     18:44:00.0 -19:15:54  6.1  0.59 126
PPM 234996     18:47:00.8 -19:03:42  8.3  0.41 125
PPM 234955     18:45:09.3 -18:44:40  8.6  0.13 126
10370          18:45:37.8 -18:48:59 15.3       125
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, (2018/05/14 21:37UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:29:24.4 -26:25:55  0.9 31.99 154
Nunki          18:55:15.9 -26:17:49  2.0  7.86 123
PPM 234930     18:42:55.1 -19:17:04  6.1  0.59 126
PPM 234996     18:45:56.1 -19:04:56  8.3  0.41 125
PPM 234955     18:44:04.7 -18:45:51  8.6  0.13 126
10370          18:44:33.1 -18:50:11 15.3       126
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2016/12/10 17:27:39 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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