RECON: TNO occultation with 96KV1

Event between 96KV1 and star UC4-328-186277 with event index number of 132437

Geocentric closest approach at 2018/07/14 09:30:41 UTC

J2000 position of star is 19:09:00.5 -24:24:44
Equinox of date position of star is 19:10:01.1 -24:23:05
Stellar brightness R=14.6
Star is 156 degrees from the moon. Moon is 3% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=23.3

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TNO is 40.2 AU from the Sun and 39.2 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 24.2 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 3.1 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 346 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 2171 km.
The sky-plane scale is 28411.1 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=7.3
Diameter=208.9 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 8.6 sec chord
Diameter=85.3 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 3.5 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CLASSICAL
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 96KV1, (2018/07/14 09:31UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:30:32.8 -26:28:18  0.9 35.95 120
Nunki          18:56:24.8 -26:16:20  2.0  3.63 152
PPM 269532     19:16:40.9 -24:08:46  6.4  1.51 157
PPM 269367     19:09:54.4 -24:22:58  8.4  0.05 156
96KV1          19:10:08.2 -24:22:53 14.6       156
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 2.6 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 19.1 km RECON observability=0.5 and success probability=7.9%
Site Site mid-time
(UT)
Sun alt
(deg)
Sky Moon Star alt
(deg)
Star az
(deg)
Target Observing Time
(UT)
X-track
(km)
Oroville 09:28:47 -16.9 AT Down 12.6 205.7 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2265
Tonasket 09:28:47 -17.1 AT Down 12.8 205.7 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2255
Okanogan 09:28:47 -17.5 AT Down 13.1 205.6 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2244
Brewster 09:28:47 -17.8 AT Down 13.4 205.5 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2238
Manson/Chelan 09:28:48 -18.0 Dark Down 13.7 205.2 Really Low 09:13:48 - 09:43:48 2237
Entiat 09:28:48 -18.3 Dark Down 14.0 205.1 Really Low 09:13:48 - 09:43:48 2229
Wenatchee 09:28:48 -18.5 Dark Down 14.2 205.1 Really Low 09:13:48 - 09:43:48 2221
Ellensburg 09:28:48 -19.0 Dark Down 14.7 204.9 Really Low 09:13:48 - 09:43:48 2208
Yakima 09:28:47 -19.4 Dark Down 15.0 205.0 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2191
Toppenish/White Swan 09:28:47 -19.5 Dark Down 15.2 205.1 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2177
Goldendale 09:28:47 -20.1 Dark Down 15.8 204.8 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2162
The Dalles 09:28:48 -20.4 Dark Down 16.1 204.5 Really Low 09:13:48 - 09:43:48 2160
Pasco 09:28:43 -19.3 Dark Down 14.9 206.3 Really Low 09:13:43 - 09:43:43 2141
Maupin 09:28:47 -20.8 Dark Down 16.5 204.7 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2139
George/Umatilla 09:28:43 -19.7 Dark Down 15.3 206.1 Really Low 09:13:43 - 09:43:43 2131
PNWRO 09:28:42 -19.5 Dark Down 15.1 206.5 Really Low 09:13:42 - 09:43:42 2124
Madras/Culver 09:28:47 -21.3 Dark Down 17.0 204.7 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2114
Sisters 09:28:47 -21.8 Dark Down 17.4 204.3 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2110
Redmond 09:28:47 -21.7 Dark Down 17.3 204.7 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2099
Bend 09:28:47 -21.9 Dark Down 17.6 204.6 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2092
Oregon Observatory 09:28:47 -22.1 Dark Down 17.8 204.5 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2087
La Pine/Gilchrist 09:28:47 -22.3 Dark Down 18.0 204.5 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2078
North Lake 09:28:45 -22.6 Dark Down 18.2 205.1 Really Low 09:13:45 - 09:43:45 2042
Chiloquin 09:28:47 -23.5 Dark Down 19.1 204.3 Really Low 09:13:47 - 09:43:47 2032
Klamath Falls 09:28:46 -23.8 Dark Down 19.4 204.4 Really Low 09:13:46 - 09:43:46 2012
Paisley 09:28:43 -23.0 Dark Down 18.6 205.5 Really Low 09:13:43 - 09:43:43 2005
Tulelake 09:28:45 -23.9 Dark Down 19.5 204.7 Really Low 09:13:45 - 09:43:45 1991
Lakeview 09:28:42 -23.4 Dark Down 19.0 205.7 Really Low 09:13:42 - 09:43:42 1975
Fall River/Burney 09:28:44 -24.8 Dark Down 20.3 204.9 Low 09:13:44 - 09:43:44 1941
Cedarville 09:28:41 -24.0 Dark Down 19.5 206.0 Really Low 09:13:41 - 09:43:41 1936
Susanville 09:28:41 -25.2 Dark Down 20.7 205.7 Low 09:13:41 - 09:43:41 1888
Greenville 09:28:42 -25.5 Dark Down 21.0 205.5 Low 09:13:42 - 09:43:42 1881
Quincy 09:28:42 -25.7 Dark Down 21.2 205.5 Low 09:13:42 - 09:43:42 1870
Portola 09:28:40 -25.7 Dark Down 21.1 206.0 Low 09:13:40 - 09:43:40 1851
Reno 09:28:38 -25.8 Dark Down 21.2 206.6 Low 09:13:38 - 09:43:38 1818
Carson City 09:28:37 -26.1 Dark Down 21.5 206.7 Low 09:13:37 - 09:43:37 1797
Gardnerville 09:28:37 -26.3 Dark Down 21.7 206.8 Low 09:13:37 - 09:43:37 1782
Yerington 09:28:35 -26.1 Dark Down 21.4 207.3 Low 09:13:35 - 09:43:35 1769
Hawthorne 09:28:33 -26.4 Dark Down 21.6 207.8 Low 09:13:33 - 09:43:33 1728
Lee Vining 09:28:33 -27.0 Dark Down 22.3 207.5 Low 09:13:33 - 09:43:33 1709
Tonopah 09:28:28 -26.4 Dark Down 21.5 209.2 Low 09:13:28 - 09:43:28 1661
Bishop 09:28:31 -27.4 Dark Down 22.6 208.3 Low 09:13:31 - 09:43:31 1653
Lone Pine 09:28:29 -28.0 Dark Down 23.1 208.7 Low 09:13:29 - 09:43:29 1597
CPSLO 09:28:36 -30.0 Dark Down 25.2 206.6 Low 09:13:36 - 09:43:36 1590
Beatty 09:28:25 -27.3 Dark Down 22.4 209.8 Low 09:13:25 - 09:43:25 1578
Indian Springs 09:28:22 -27.2 Dark Down 22.2 210.8 Low 09:13:22 - 09:43:22 1526
Henderson 09:28:19 -27.4 Dark Down 22.4 211.5 Low 09:13:19 - 09:43:19 1471
Wildwood 09:28:28 -30.4 Dark Down 25.5 208.8 Low 09:13:28 - 09:43:28 1454
Searchlight/Boulder City 09:28:18 -27.9 Dark Down 22.9 211.7 Low 09:13:18 - 09:43:18 1433
Niwot 09:27:58 -20.0 Dark Down 14.7 218.8 Really Low 09:12:58 - 09:42:58 1420
Laughlin/Bullhead City 09:28:17 -28.0 Dark Down 23.0 212.0 Low 09:13:17 - 09:43:17 1403
Patrick 09:28:15 -27.6 Dark Down 22.4 212.6 Low 09:13:15 - 09:43:15 1397
Kingman/Dolan Springs 09:28:16 -27.8 Dark Down 22.7 212.5 Low 09:13:16 - 09:43:16 1389
Mohave Valley 09:28:17 -28.3 Dark Down 23.2 212.1 Low 09:13:17 - 09:43:17 1385
Idyllwild 09:28:22 -30.1 Dark Down 25.1 210.5 Low 09:13:22 - 09:43:22 1376
DCO 09:28:13 -27.6 Dark Down 22.4 213.3 Low 09:13:13 - 09:43:13 1356
Lake Havasu City 09:28:16 -28.5 Dark Down 23.4 212.4 Low 09:13:16 - 09:43:16 1351
Parker 09:28:15 -28.8 Dark Down 23.7 212.5 Low 09:13:15 - 09:43:15 1327
Blythe 09:28:16 -29.4 Dark Down 24.3 212.4 Low 09:13:16 - 09:43:16 1302
Calipatria 09:28:18 -30.2 Dark Down 25.1 211.7 Low 09:13:18 - 09:43:18 1298
Yuma 09:28:15 -30.3 Dark Down 25.1 212.6 Low 09:13:15 - 09:43:15 1241

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, (2018/07/14 09:31UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Antares        16:29:24.4 -26:25:55  0.9 35.95 120
Nunki          18:55:15.9 -26:17:49  2.0  3.63 152
PPM 269532     19:15:33.4 -24:10:47  6.4  1.51 157
PPM 269367     19:08:46.7 -24:24:48  8.4  0.05 156
96KV1          19:09:00.5 -24:24:44 14.6       156
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2016/08/02 17:40:34 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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