RECON: TNO occultation with 14YY49

Event between 14YY49 and star UC4-458-028181 with event index number of 179173

Geocentric closest approach at 2019/01/28 05:10:10 UTC

J2000 position of star is 06:59:55.5 +01:25:26
Equinox of date position of star is 07:00:51.2 +01:23:52
Stellar brightness R=14.6, use SENSEUP=128
Star is 116 degrees from the moon. Moon is 47% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=22.9

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TNO is 18.7 AU from the Sun and 17.8 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 21.5 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 6.0 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 117 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 1229 km.
The sky-plane scale is 12919.9 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=10.1
Diameter=58.3 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 2.7 sec chord
Diameter=23.8 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 1.1 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CENTAURR
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 14YY49, (2019/01/28 05:10UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Betelgeuse     05:56:12.3 +07:24:33  0.4 17.21 133
Alhena         06:38:48.8 +16:22:53  1.9 15.94 123
PPM 151661     06:59:57.2 +03:34:30  6.0  2.19 117
PPM 151685     07:00:35.2 +01:02:26  8.5  0.36 116
PPM 151688     07:00:43.9 +01:31:50  9.1  0.14 116
14YY49         07:00:54.7 +01:23:46 14.6       116
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 5.0 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 18.9 km RECON observability=1.0 and success probability=29.3%
Site Site mid-time
(UT)
Sun alt
(deg)
Sky Moon Star alt
(deg)
Star az
(deg)
Target Observing Time
(UT)
X-track
(km)
Oroville 05:12:20 -42.9 Dark Down 39.7 154.8 Up 05:02:06 - 05:22:34 557
Tonasket 05:12:20 -43.0 Dark Down 39.9 154.7 Up 05:02:06 - 05:22:34 539
Okanogan 05:12:20 -43.1 Dark Down 40.2 154.4 Up 05:02:06 - 05:22:34 509
Brewster 05:12:21 -43.0 Dark Down 40.4 154.0 Up 05:02:07 - 05:22:35 483
Manson/Chelan 05:12:22 -42.9 Dark Down 40.5 153.5 Up 05:02:08 - 05:22:36 458
Entiat 05:12:22 -42.9 Dark Down 40.6 153.3 Up 05:02:08 - 05:22:36 438
Wenatchee 05:12:23 -43.0 Dark Down 40.8 153.1 Up 05:02:09 - 05:22:37 415
Ellensburg 05:12:23 -43.0 Dark Down 41.1 152.7 Up 05:02:09 - 05:22:37 377
Pasco 05:12:19 -44.2 Dark Down 42.2 154.2 Up 05:02:05 - 05:22:33 346
Yakima 05:12:23 -43.1 Dark Down 41.5 152.5 Up 05:02:09 - 05:22:37 343
PNWRO 05:12:18 -44.4 Dark Down 42.5 154.3 Up 05:02:04 - 05:22:32 330
Toppenish/White Swan 05:12:23 -43.3 Dark Down 41.7 152.6 Up 05:02:09 - 05:22:37 328
George/Umatilla 05:12:20 -44.2 Dark Down 42.5 153.7 Up 05:02:06 - 05:22:34 313
Goldendale 05:12:24 -43.3 Dark Down 42.1 151.8 Up 05:02:10 - 05:22:38 273
The Dalles 05:12:25 -43.1 Dark Down 42.2 151.3 Up 05:02:11 - 05:22:39 246
Maupin 05:12:25 -43.3 Dark Down 42.6 151.2 Up 05:02:11 - 05:22:39 213
Niwot 05:11:28 -55.9 Dark Down 51.0 171.9 Up 05:01:14 - 05:21:42 166
Madras/Culver 05:12:25 -43.5 Dark Down 43.0 150.9 Up 05:02:11 - 05:22:39 165
Redmond 05:12:25 -43.5 Dark Down 43.3 150.7 Up 05:02:11 - 05:22:39 133
Sisters 05:12:27 -43.3 Dark Down 43.2 150.2 Up 05:02:13 - 05:22:41 126
Bend 05:12:26 -43.5 Dark Down 43.5 150.4 Up 05:02:12 - 05:22:40 112
Oregon Observatory 05:12:26 -43.5 Dark Down 43.6 150.2 Up 05:02:12 - 05:22:40 94
La Pine/Gilchrist 05:12:27 -43.5 Dark Down 43.7 150.0 Up 05:02:13 - 05:22:41 75
North Lake 05:12:24 -44.0 Dark Down 44.3 150.6 Up 05:02:10 - 05:22:38 51
Paisley 05:12:24 -44.5 Dark Down 44.9 150.8 Up 05:02:10 - 05:22:38 11
Lakeview 05:12:23 -44.8 Dark Down 45.4 150.8 Up 05:02:09 - 05:22:37 -29
Chiloquin 05:12:28 -43.6 Dark Down 44.6 149.0 Up 05:02:14 - 05:22:42 -31
Klamath Falls 05:12:28 -43.7 Dark Down 44.9 148.9 Up 05:02:14 - 05:22:42 -59
Tulelake 05:12:27 -44.0 Dark Down 45.2 149.2 Up 05:02:13 - 05:22:41 -76
Cedarville 05:12:22 -45.1 Dark Down 46.1 150.7 Up 05:02:08 - 05:22:36 -83
Fall River/Burney 05:12:26 -44.3 Dark Down 46.0 148.8 Up 05:02:12 - 05:22:40 -155
Susanville 05:12:24 -45.0 Dark Down 46.9 149.4 Up 05:02:10 - 05:22:38 -194
Gimple 05:12:24 -45.0 Dark Down 47.0 149.0 Up 05:02:10 - 05:22:38 -224
Greenville 05:12:25 -44.9 Dark Down 47.0 148.9 Up 05:02:11 - 05:22:39 -226
Portola 05:12:23 -45.3 Dark Down 47.5 149.4 Up 05:02:09 - 05:22:37 -244
Quincy 05:12:24 -45.0 Dark Down 47.2 148.8 Up 05:02:10 - 05:22:38 -244
Reno 05:12:21 -45.9 Dark Down 47.9 150.1 Up 05:02:07 - 05:22:35 -252
Carson City 05:12:21 -46.0 Dark Down 48.3 149.9 Up 05:02:07 - 05:22:35 -284
Yerington 05:12:18 -46.5 Dark Down 48.7 150.7 Up 05:02:04 - 05:22:32 -286
Gardnerville 05:12:20 -46.1 Dark Down 48.5 149.8 Up 05:02:06 - 05:22:34 -305
Hawthorne 05:12:16 -47.0 Dark Down 49.3 151.2 Up 05:02:02 - 05:22:30 -315
Tonopah 05:12:11 -48.2 Dark Down 50.2 152.9 Up 05:01:57 - 05:22:25 -323
Lee Vining 05:12:18 -46.8 Dark Down 49.6 150.1 Up 05:02:04 - 05:22:32 -379
Bishop 05:12:15 -47.5 Dark Down 50.4 150.8 Up 05:02:01 - 05:22:29 -416
Beatty 05:12:09 -48.9 Dark Down 51.4 152.9 Up 05:01:55 - 05:22:23 -417
Indian Springs 05:12:05 -49.8 Dark Down 52.1 154.3 Up 05:01:51 - 05:22:19 -419
Henderson 05:12:02 -50.5 Dark Down 52.8 155.1 Up 05:01:48 - 05:22:16 -450
Lone Pine 05:12:14 -48.0 Dark Down 51.2 150.8 Up 05:02:00 - 05:22:28 -478
Patrick 05:11:57 -51.5 Dark Down 53.7 156.5 Up 05:01:43 - 05:22:11 -478
DCO 05:11:54 -52.1 Dark Down 54.2 157.4 Up 05:01:40 - 05:22:08 -488
Searchlight/Boulder City 05:12:01 -50.7 Dark Down 53.3 154.9 Up 05:01:47 - 05:22:15 -501
Kingman/Dolan Springs 05:11:58 -51.4 Dark Down 53.9 156.0 Up 05:01:44 - 05:22:12 -504
Laughlin/Bullhead City 05:11:59 -51.0 Dark Down 53.7 155.2 Up 05:01:45 - 05:22:13 -520
Mohave Valley 05:11:59 -51.1 Dark Down 54.0 155.1 Up 05:01:45 - 05:22:13 -545
Lake Havasu City 05:11:58 -51.4 Dark Down 54.4 155.2 Up 05:01:44 - 05:22:12 -576
Parker 05:11:58 -51.5 Dark Down 54.7 155.1 Up 05:01:44 - 05:22:12 -608
Blythe 05:11:59 -51.4 Dark Down 55.1 154.3 Up 05:01:45 - 05:22:13 -665
CPSLO 05:12:23 -46.2 Dark Down 51.2 146.3 Up 05:02:09 - 05:22:37 -665
Idyllwild 05:12:07 -49.6 Dark Down 54.2 151.0 Up 05:01:53 - 05:22:21 -711
Wildwood 05:12:14 -48.1 Dark Down 53.1 148.4 Up 05:02:00 - 05:22:28 -727
Calipatria 05:12:02 -50.7 Dark Down 55.2 152.5 Up 05:01:48 - 05:22:16 -737
Yuma 05:11:58 -51.5 Dark Down 55.9 153.6 Up 05:01:44 - 05:22:12 -753

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 14YY49, (2019/01/28 05:10UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Betelgeuse     05:55:10.3 +07:24:26  0.4 17.21 133
Alhena         06:37:42.8 +16:23:57  1.9 15.94 123
PPM 151661     06:58:57.0 +03:36:08  6.0  2.19 117
PPM 151685     06:59:36.1 +01:04:05  8.5  0.36 116
PPM 151688     06:59:44.6 +01:33:29  9.1  0.14 116
14YY49         06:59:55.5 +01:25:26 14.6       116
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2017/12/05 19:12:21 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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