RECON: TNO occultation with 06UX184

Event between 06UX184 and star GA1400:03300081 with event index number of 1195784

Geocentric closest approach at 2023/01/20 09:21:59 UTC

J2000 position of star is 05:08:44.7 +51:46:46
Equinox of date position of star is 05:10:20.3 +51:48:15
Stellar brightness G=15.8, use SENSEUP=128
Star is 150 degrees from the moon. Moon is 4% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=23.4

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TNO is 21.3 AU from the Sun and 20.6 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 17.8 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 298 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 3933 km.
The sky-plane scale is 14933.4 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=10.0
Diameter=105.7 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 3.4 sec chord
Diameter=43.1 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 1.4 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CENTAURR
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 06UX184, (2023/01/20 09:22UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Pollux         07:46:43.5 +27:58:07  1.1 37.56 166
34Bet Aur      06:01:13.3 +44:56:50  1.9 10.83 161
PPM 029495     04:57:57.1 +52:54:17  5.8  2.22 148
PPM 029698     05:15:50.6 +51:27:17  7.6  0.89 151
PPM 029649     05:10:36.8 +52:01:54  9.6  0.22 150
06UX184        05:10:33.8 +51:48:27 15.8       150
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 3.0 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 16.0 km RECON observability=1.0 and success probability=7.5%
Site Site mid-time
(UT)
Sun alt
(deg)
Sky Moon Star alt
(deg)
Star az
(deg)
Target Observing Time
(UT)
X-track
(km)
Clarence Fulton 09:18:20 -56.8 Dark Down 51.8 297.3 Up 09:03:20 - 09:33:20 -4225
Kelowna 09:18:19 -57.2 Dark Down 51.7 297.7 Up 09:03:19 - 09:33:19 -4269
Peachland 09:18:21 -57.4 Dark Down 51.9 297.7 Up 09:03:21 - 09:33:21 -4289
Summerland 09:18:20 -57.5 Dark Down 51.7 297.9 Up 09:03:20 - 09:33:20 -4301
Penticton 09:18:20 -57.5 Dark Down 51.6 298.0 Up 09:03:20 - 09:33:20 -4304
Oliver 09:18:19 -57.8 Dark Down 51.5 298.4 Up 09:03:19 - 09:33:19 -4340
Anarchist Mountain Observatory 09:18:18 -57.9 Dark Down 51.3 298.6 Up 09:03:18 - 09:33:18 -4351
Tonasket 09:18:17 -58.2 Dark Down 51.2 299.0 Up 09:03:17 - 09:33:17 -4384
Okanogan 09:18:17 -58.5 Dark Down 51.1 299.3 Up 09:03:17 - 09:33:17 -4422
Brewster 09:18:17 -58.8 Dark Down 51.1 299.5 Up 09:03:17 - 09:33:17 -4456
Manson/Chelan 09:18:18 -59.1 Dark Down 51.2 299.6 Up 09:03:18 - 09:33:18 -4489
Entiat 09:18:18 -59.4 Dark Down 51.1 299.8 Up 09:03:18 - 09:33:18 -4513
Victoria 09:18:30 -59.6 Dark Down 53.4 297.8 Up 09:03:30 - 09:33:30 -4524
Wenatchee 09:18:18 -59.6 Dark Down 51.1 300.1 Up 09:03:18 - 09:33:18 -4542
Ellensburg 09:18:18 -60.0 Dark Down 51.0 300.4 Up 09:03:18 - 09:33:18 -4590
Niwot 09:17:21 -56.5 Dark Down 38.1 310.2 Up 09:02:21 - 09:32:21 -4606
Pasco 09:18:12 -60.1 Dark Down 49.8 301.6 Up 09:03:12 - 09:33:12 -4617
SwRI 09:17:22 -56.7 Dark Down 38.1 310.2 Up 09:02:22 - 09:32:22 -4620
Yakima 09:18:17 -60.4 Dark Down 50.8 300.8 Up 09:03:17 - 09:33:17 -4632
PNWRO 09:18:11 -60.2 Dark Down 49.5 301.9 Up 09:03:11 - 09:33:11 -4634
Toppenish/White Swan 09:18:16 -60.5 Dark Down 50.6 301.1 Up 09:03:16 - 09:33:16 -4648
Goldendale 09:18:17 -61.1 Dark Down 50.5 301.6 Up 09:03:17 - 09:33:17 -4717
The Dalles 09:18:17 -61.5 Dark Down 50.6 301.7 Up 09:03:17 - 09:33:17 -4752
Maupin 09:18:17 -61.8 Dark Down 50.4 302.2 Up 09:03:17 - 09:33:17 -4790
Redmond 09:18:15 -62.6 Dark Down 49.9 303.1 Up 09:03:15 - 09:33:15 -4884
Sisters 09:18:16 -62.7 Dark Down 50.2 302.9 Up 09:03:16 - 09:33:16 -4895
Bend 09:18:15 -62.8 Dark Down 49.9 303.2 Up 09:03:15 - 09:33:15 -4910
Oregon Observatory 09:18:16 -63.0 Dark Down 49.9 303.4 Up 09:03:16 - 09:33:16 -4932
La Pine/Gilchrist 09:18:16 -63.2 Dark Down 49.8 303.6 Up 09:03:16 - 09:33:16 -4954
North Lake 09:18:12 -63.3 Dark Down 49.2 304.1 Up 09:03:12 - 09:33:12 -4978
Paisley 09:18:11 -63.6 Dark Down 48.7 304.7 Up 09:03:11 - 09:33:11 -5020
Lakeview 09:18:10 -63.9 Dark Down 48.3 305.2 Up 09:03:10 - 09:33:10 -5064
Klamath Falls 09:18:15 -64.5 Dark Down 49.1 304.9 Up 09:03:15 - 09:33:15 -5109
Cedarville 09:18:07 -64.4 Dark Down 47.8 305.8 Up 09:03:07 - 09:33:07 -5123
Fall River/Burney 09:18:11 -65.3 Dark Down 48.2 306.1 Up 09:03:11 - 09:33:11 -5214
Susanville 09:18:08 -65.5 Dark Down 47.4 306.8 Up 09:03:08 - 09:33:08 -5250
Gimple 09:18:08 -65.8 Dark Down 47.4 307.0 Up 09:03:08 - 09:33:08 -5285
Greenville 09:18:08 -65.8 Dark Down 47.4 306.9 Up 09:03:08 - 09:33:08 -5288
Portola 09:18:07 -65.9 Dark Down 46.9 307.3 Up 09:03:07 - 09:33:07 -5303
Reno 09:18:04 -65.7 Dark Down 46.4 307.6 Up 09:03:04 - 09:33:04 -5305
Quincy 09:18:08 -66.0 Dark Down 47.3 307.1 Up 09:03:08 - 09:33:08 -5308
Yerington 09:18:02 -65.8 Dark Down 45.7 308.2 Up 09:03:02 - 09:33:02 -5334
Carson City 09:18:03 -66.0 Dark Down 46.2 307.9 Up 09:03:03 - 09:33:03 -5339
Tonopah 09:17:53 -65.4 Dark Down 43.9 309.1 Up 09:02:53 - 09:32:53 -5348
Hawthorne 09:17:59 -65.8 Dark Down 45.1 308.6 Up 09:02:59 - 09:32:59 -5359
Gardnerville 09:18:03 -66.1 Dark Down 46.0 308.1 Up 09:03:03 - 09:33:03 -5362
Indian Springs 09:17:46 -65.3 Dark Down 42.0 310.4 Up 09:02:46 - 09:32:46 -5425
Lee Vining 09:18:00 -66.5 Dark Down 45.0 309.0 Up 09:03:00 - 09:33:00 -5433
Beatty 09:17:50 -65.8 Dark Down 42.9 310.0 Up 09:02:50 - 09:32:50 -5440
Henderson 09:17:43 -65.2 Dark Down 41.3 310.9 Up 09:02:43 - 09:32:43 -5445
DCO 09:17:36 -64.5 Dark Down 39.6 311.7 Up 09:02:36 - 09:32:36 -5450
Patrick 09:17:39 -64.8 Dark Down 40.2 311.4 Up 09:02:39 - 09:32:39 -5454
Bishop 09:17:56 -66.5 Dark Down 44.2 309.5 Up 09:02:56 - 09:32:56 -5462
Kingman/Dolan Springs 09:17:40 -65.0 Dark Down 40.2 311.5 Up 09:02:40 - 09:32:40 -5484
Searchlight/Boulder City 09:17:42 -65.5 Dark Down 40.9 311.2 Up 09:02:42 - 09:32:42 -5497
Laughlin/Bullhead City 09:17:41 -65.4 Dark Down 40.5 311.5 Up 09:02:41 - 09:32:41 -5509
George/Scottsdale 09:17:31 -64.2 Dark Down 37.8 312.7 Up 09:02:31 - 09:32:31 -5516
Mohave Valley 09:17:40 -65.5 Dark Down 40.3 311.6 Up 09:02:40 - 09:32:40 -5534
Lake Havasu City 09:17:39 -65.6 Dark Down 39.9 311.9 Up 09:02:39 - 09:32:39 -5560
Parker 09:17:39 -65.7 Dark Down 39.6 312.1 Up 09:02:39 - 09:32:39 -5592
Blythe 09:17:39 -66.2 Dark Down 39.4 312.4 Up 09:02:39 - 09:32:39 -5654
Idyllwild 09:17:47 -67.6 Dark Down 40.8 312.2 Up 09:02:47 - 09:32:47 -5738
Yuma 09:17:38 -66.7 Dark Down 38.8 313.0 Up 09:02:38 - 09:32:38 -5741
Calipatria 09:17:42 -67.1 Dark Down 39.7 312.7 Up 09:02:42 - 09:32:42 -5742
CPSLO 09:18:02 -69.2 Dark Down 44.2 310.9 Up 09:03:02 - 09:33:02 -5749
Wildwood 09:17:53 -68.7 Dark Down 42.2 311.8 Up 09:02:53 - 09:32:53 -5784

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.

Do not use the listing below for the RECON CPC 1100 telescopes. This is provided for other non-team facilities.

Star training set for 06UX184, (2023/01/20 09:22UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Pollux         07:45:18.0 +28:01:33  1.1 37.56 166
34Bet Aur      05:59:31.6 +44:56:51  1.9 10.83 161
PPM 029495     04:56:07.0 +52:52:12  5.8  2.22 148
PPM 029698     05:14:01.8 +51:25:47  7.6  0.89 151
PPM 029649     05:08:47.4 +52:00:14  9.6  0.22 150
06UX184        05:08:44.7 +51:46:46 15.8       150
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2020/03/15 20:55:26 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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