RECON: TNO occultation with 96KV1

Event between 96KV1 and star UC4-329-183452 with event index number of 124721

Geocentric closest approach at 2018/05/13 10:03:51 UTC

J2000 position of star is 19:13:38.8 -24:13:37
Equinox of date position of star is 19:14:38.7 -24:11:52
Stellar brightness R=15.3
Star is 98 degrees from the moon. Moon is 6% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=23.4

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TNO is 40.2 AU from the Sun and 39.6 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 12.0 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 1.5 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 565 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 3979 km.
The sky-plane scale is 28711.5 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=7.3
Diameter=212.8 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 17.4 sec chord
Diameter=86.9 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 7.1 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CLASSICAL
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 96KV1, (2018/05/13 10:04UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:30:32.2 -26:28:16  0.9 37.02 135
Nunki          18:56:24.2 -26:16:20  2.0  4.64 103
PPM 269532     19:16:40.3 -24:08:47  6.4  0.44  98
PPM 269481     19:14:21.9 -23:59:50  9.3  0.22  98
96KV1          19:14:45.7 -24:11:40 15.3        98
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 1.6 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 11.5 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 10:04:16 -16.7 AT Down 13.3 156.1 Really Low 09:49:16 - 10:19:16 11267
Tonasket 10:04:18 -16.9 AT Down 13.5 156.0 Really Low 09:49:18 - 10:19:18 11261
Okanogan 10:04:19 -17.2 AT Down 13.8 155.9 Really Low 09:49:19 - 10:19:19 11252
Brewster 10:04:23 -17.5 AT Down 14.0 155.7 Really Low 09:49:23 - 10:19:23 11246
Manson/Chelan 10:04:25 -17.8 AT Down 14.1 155.3 Really Low 09:49:25 - 10:19:25 11241
Entiat 10:04:27 -18.0 Dark Down 14.3 155.3 Really Low 09:49:27 - 10:19:27 11235
Wenatchee 10:04:26 -18.3 Dark Down 14.5 155.1 Really Low 09:49:26 - 10:19:26 11229
Ellensburg 10:04:31 -18.7 Dark Down 14.8 154.9 Really Low 09:49:31 - 10:19:31 11217
Yakima 10:04:30 -19.1 Dark Down 15.2 154.8 Really Low 09:49:30 - 10:19:30 11205
Toppenish/White Swan 10:04:30 -19.2 Dark Down 15.4 155.0 Really Low 09:49:30 - 10:19:30 11198
Pasco 10:04:25 -18.8 Dark Down 15.9 156.1 Really Low 09:49:25 - 10:19:25 11190
Goldendale 10:04:36 -19.8 Dark Down 15.8 154.5 Really Low 09:49:36 - 10:19:36 11183
PNWRO 10:04:24 -18.9 Dark Down 16.2 156.3 Really Low 09:49:24 - 10:19:24 11182
George/Umatilla 10:04:26 -19.2 Dark Down 16.1 155.9 Really Low 09:49:26 - 10:19:26 11180
The Dalles 10:04:37 -20.1 Dark Down 15.9 154.2 Really Low 09:49:37 - 10:19:37 11176
Maupin 10:04:40 -20.4 Dark Down 16.3 154.3 Really Low 09:49:40 - 10:19:40 11163
Madras/Culver 10:04:42 -20.9 Dark Down 16.8 154.2 Really Low 09:49:42 - 10:19:42 11145
Sisters 10:04:49 -21.4 Dark Down 16.9 153.7 Really Low 09:49:49 - 10:19:49 11135
Redmond 10:04:43 -21.2 Dark Down 17.1 154.1 Really Low 09:49:43 - 10:19:43 11133
Bend 10:04:46 -21.5 Dark Down 17.2 153.9 Really Low 09:49:46 - 10:19:46 11127
Oregon Observatory 10:04:47 -21.7 Dark Down 17.4 153.8 Really Low 09:49:47 - 10:19:47 11121
La Pine/Gilchrist 10:04:49 -21.9 Dark Down 17.5 153.7 Really Low 09:49:49 - 10:19:49 11114
North Lake 10:04:44 -22.0 Dark Down 18.1 154.2 Really Low 09:49:44 - 10:19:44 11097
Paisley 10:04:44 -22.3 Dark Down 18.7 154.4 Really Low 09:49:44 - 10:19:44 11075
Chiloquin 10:04:53 -22.9 Dark Down 18.4 153.2 Really Low 09:49:53 - 10:19:53 11075
Klamath Falls 10:04:55 -23.2 Dark Down 18.7 153.3 Really Low 09:49:55 - 10:19:55 11061
Lakeview 10:04:46 -22.7 Dark Down 19.2 154.5 Really Low 09:49:46 - 10:19:46 11056
Tulelake 10:04:56 -23.3 Dark Down 19.1 153.5 Really Low 09:49:56 - 10:19:56 11050
Cedarville 10:04:46 -23.2 Dark Down 19.9 154.6 Really Low 09:49:46 - 10:19:46 11030
Fall River/Burney 10:04:55 -24.0 Dark Down 19.9 153.4 Really Low 09:49:55 - 10:19:55 11014
Susanville 10:04:53 -24.3 Dark Down 20.7 154.0 Low 09:49:53 - 10:19:53 10986
Greenville 10:04:57 -24.6 Dark Down 20.9 153.7 Low 09:49:57 - 10:19:57 10976
Quincy 10:04:59 -24.8 Dark Down 21.1 153.7 Low 09:49:59 - 10:19:59 10967
Portola 10:04:55 -24.7 Dark Down 21.3 154.1 Low 09:49:55 - 10:19:55 10961
Reno 10:04:52 -24.7 Dark Down 21.8 154.6 Low 09:49:52 - 10:19:52 10947
Carson City 10:04:53 -24.9 Dark Down 22.1 154.6 Low 09:49:53 - 10:19:53 10931
Gardnerville 10:04:53 -25.1 Dark Down 22.4 154.6 Low 09:49:53 - 10:19:53 10920
Yerington 10:04:50 -24.8 Dark Down 22.5 155.1 Low 09:49:50 - 10:19:50 10920
Hawthorne 10:04:46 -25.0 Dark Down 23.1 155.5 Low 09:49:46 - 10:19:46 10897
Lee Vining 10:04:56 -25.6 Dark Down 23.5 155.0 Low 09:49:56 - 10:19:56 10874
Tonopah 10:04:42 -24.7 Dark Down 24.0 156.7 Low 09:49:42 - 10:19:42 10868
Niwot 10:03:20 -17.2 AT Down 24.8 168.3 Low 09:48:20 - 10:18:20 10843
Bishop 10:04:50 -25.8 Dark Down 24.2 155.5 Low 09:49:50 - 10:19:50 10842
Beatty 10:04:43 -25.4 Dark Down 25.2 156.9 Low 09:49:43 - 10:19:43 10811
Lone Pine 10:04:52 -26.3 Dark Down 25.0 155.7 Low 09:49:52 - 10:19:52 10804
Indian Springs 10:04:35 -25.2 Dark Down 25.8 157.9 Low 09:49:35 - 10:19:35 10788
Henderson 10:04:32 -25.2 Dark Down 26.5 158.4 Low 09:49:32 - 10:19:32 10756
CPSLO 10:05:00 -28.5 Dark Down 25.3 153.0 Low 09:50:00 - 10:20:00 10753
Searchlight/Boulder City 10:04:34 -25.6 Dark Down 27.1 158.4 Low 09:49:34 - 10:19:34 10727
Patrick 10:04:25 -25.1 Dark Down 27.4 159.4 Low 09:49:25 - 10:19:25 10716
Laughlin/Bullhead City 10:04:33 -25.7 Dark Down 27.4 158.7 Low 09:49:33 - 10:19:33 10709
Kingman/Dolan Springs 10:04:30 -25.4 Dark Down 27.6 159.2 Low 09:49:30 - 10:19:30 10706
Mohave Valley 10:04:32 -25.9 Dark Down 27.7 158.6 Low 09:49:32 - 10:19:32 10695
DCO 10:04:24 -25.0 Dark Down 27.9 160.0 Low 09:49:24 - 10:19:24 10694
Wildwood 10:05:00 -28.5 Dark Down 27.2 154.7 Low 09:50:00 - 10:20:00 10681
Lake Havasu City 10:04:32 -26.1 Dark Down 28.1 158.8 Low 09:49:32 - 10:19:32 10672
Parker 10:04:33 -26.3 Dark Down 28.5 158.8 Low 09:49:33 - 10:19:33 10653
Idyllwild 10:04:50 -27.9 Dark Down 28.1 156.4 Low 09:49:50 - 10:19:50 10651
Blythe 10:04:38 -26.9 Dark Down 28.9 158.4 Low 09:49:38 - 10:19:38 10628
Calipatria 10:04:44 -27.7 Dark Down 29.1 157.4 Low 09:49:44 - 10:19:44 10608
Yuma 10:04:39 -27.6 Dark Down 29.7 158.1 Low 09:49:39 - 10:19:39 10578

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 96KV1, (2018/05/13 10:04UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:29:24.4 -26:25:55  0.9 37.02 135
Nunki          18:55:15.9 -26:17:49  2.0  4.64 103
PPM 269532     19:15:33.4 -24:10:47  6.4  0.44  98
PPM 269481     19:13:15.0 -24:01:46  9.3  0.22  98
96KV1          19:13:38.8 -24:13:37 15.3        98
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2016/06/15 20:05:22 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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