RECON: TNO occultation with 14OC394

Event between 14OC394 and star GA0880:00022315 with event index number of 1252575

Geocentric closest approach at 2022/11/17 07:25:22 UTC

J2000 position of star is 00:15:38.9 -01:01:06
Equinox of date position of star is 00:16:38.6 -00:54:38
Stellar brightness G=14.1, use SENSEUP=64
Star is 150 degrees from the moon. Moon is 43% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=22.9

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TNO is 41.6 AU from the Sun and 40.9 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 13.8 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 1.7 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 363 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 3400 km.
The sky-plane scale is 29695.6 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=6.6
Diameter=285.8 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 20.7 sec chord
Diameter=116.7 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 8.5 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CLASSICAL
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 14OC394, (2022/11/17 07:25UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Fomalhaut      22:58:54.5 -29:30:01  1.2 34.10 164
Algenib        00:14:25.0 +15:18:38  2.8 16.21 140
PPM 181887     00:09:22.4 -02:19:14  6.1  2.35 152
PPM 174685     00:16:00.6 -00:10:33  8.1  0.74 150
PPM 174686     00:16:04.0 -00:54:29  9.2  0.19 150
14OC394        00:16:49.2 -00:53:29 14.1       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 2.5 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 20.3 km RECON observability=1.0 and success probability=6.7%
Site Site mid-time
(UT)
Sun alt
(deg)
Sky Moon Star alt
(deg)
Star az
(deg)
Target Observing Time
(UT)
X-track
(km)
Kelowna 07:20:17 -58.8 Dark Down 27.2 230.2 Low 07:05:17 - 07:35:17 6765
Summerland 07:20:17 -59.0 Dark Down 27.5 230.0 Low 07:05:17 - 07:35:17 6745
Penticton 07:20:16 -59.1 Dark Down 27.5 230.2 Low 07:05:16 - 07:35:16 6737
Okanagan Falls 07:20:16 -59.3 Dark Down 27.6 230.2 Low 07:05:16 - 07:35:16 6721
Oliver 07:20:16 -59.5 Dark Down 27.7 230.3 Low 07:05:16 - 07:35:16 6707
Anarchist Mountain Observatory 07:20:15 -59.7 Dark Down 27.7 230.5 Low 07:05:15 - 07:35:15 6688
Oroville 07:20:15 -59.7 Dark Down 27.8 230.5 Low 07:05:15 - 07:35:15 6683
Tonasket 07:20:14 -60.0 Dark Down 28.0 230.6 Low 07:05:14 - 07:35:14 6663
Okanogan 07:20:14 -60.3 Dark Down 28.3 230.6 Low 07:05:14 - 07:35:14 6637
Brewster 07:20:14 -60.5 Dark Down 28.5 230.5 Low 07:05:14 - 07:35:14 6617
Manson/Chelan 07:20:16 -60.7 Dark Down 28.8 230.2 Low 07:05:16 - 07:35:16 6605
Entiat 07:20:15 -60.9 Dark Down 29.0 230.3 Low 07:05:15 - 07:35:15 6587
Wenatchee 07:20:15 -61.1 Dark Down 29.2 230.3 Low 07:05:15 - 07:35:15 6567
Ellensburg 07:20:15 -61.5 Dark Down 29.6 230.2 Low 07:05:15 - 07:35:15 6534
Yakima 07:20:14 -61.9 Dark Down 29.9 230.4 Low 07:05:14 - 07:35:14 6499
Toppenish/White Swan 07:20:13 -62.1 Dark Down 29.9 230.7 Low 07:05:13 - 07:35:13 6476
Pasco 07:20:09 -62.4 Dark Down 29.3 231.9 Low 07:05:09 - 07:35:09 6441
Goldendale 07:20:14 -62.6 Dark Down 30.5 230.5 Up 07:05:14 - 07:35:14 6435
The Dalles 07:20:15 -62.7 Dark Down 30.9 230.2 Up 07:05:15 - 07:35:15 6422
George/Umatilla 07:20:08 -62.7 Dark Down 29.7 231.9 Low 07:05:08 - 07:35:08 6415
PNWRO 07:20:07 -62.7 Dark Down 29.4 232.2 Low 07:05:07 - 07:35:07 6415
Maupin 07:20:14 -63.1 Dark Down 31.1 230.5 Up 07:05:14 - 07:35:14 6383
Madras/Culver 07:20:13 -63.7 Dark Down 31.4 230.7 Up 07:05:13 - 07:35:13 6334
Sisters 07:20:15 -63.9 Dark Down 31.9 230.5 Up 07:05:15 - 07:35:15 6313
Redmond 07:20:13 -64.0 Dark Down 31.7 230.9 Up 07:05:13 - 07:35:13 6303
Bend 07:20:13 -64.2 Dark Down 31.9 230.8 Up 07:05:13 - 07:35:13 6286
Oregon Observatory 07:20:13 -64.3 Dark Down 32.1 230.8 Up 07:05:13 - 07:35:13 6273
La Pine/Gilchrist 07:20:13 -64.5 Dark Down 32.3 230.8 Up 07:05:13 - 07:35:13 6256
North Lake 07:20:10 -65.0 Dark Down 32.2 231.6 Up 07:05:10 - 07:35:10 6203
Chiloquin 07:20:13 -65.5 Dark Down 33.2 231.0 Up 07:05:13 - 07:35:13 6161
Paisley 07:20:08 -65.6 Dark Down 32.3 232.2 Up 07:05:08 - 07:35:08 6145
Klamath Falls 07:20:12 -65.8 Dark Down 33.3 231.3 Up 07:05:12 - 07:35:12 6127
Tulelake 07:20:11 -66.1 Dark Down 33.3 231.7 Up 07:05:11 - 07:35:11 6096
Lakeview 07:20:06 -66.2 Dark Down 32.5 232.7 Up 07:05:06 - 07:35:06 6094
Cedarville 07:20:05 -66.8 Dark Down 32.8 233.2 Up 07:05:05 - 07:35:05 6029
Fall River/Burney 07:20:09 -67.0 Dark Down 33.8 232.3 Up 07:05:09 - 07:35:09 6009
Susanville 07:20:05 -67.8 Dark Down 33.8 233.3 Up 07:05:05 - 07:35:05 5934
Greenville 07:20:06 -68.0 Dark Down 34.1 233.2 Up 07:05:06 - 07:35:06 5914
Gimple 07:20:06 -68.0 Dark Down 34.1 233.2 Up 07:05:06 - 07:35:06 5912
Quincy 07:20:06 -68.2 Dark Down 34.2 233.3 Up 07:05:06 - 07:35:06 5895
Portola 07:20:04 -68.4 Dark Down 34.0 233.8 Up 07:05:04 - 07:35:04 5873
Reno 07:20:00 -68.8 Dark Down 33.8 234.5 Up 07:05:00 - 07:35:00 5834
Carson City 07:20:00 -69.1 Dark Down 34.0 234.7 Up 07:05:00 - 07:35:00 5799
Gardnerville 07:19:59 -69.4 Dark Down 34.1 234.9 Up 07:04:59 - 07:34:59 5774
Yerington 07:19:57 -69.5 Dark Down 33.7 235.4 Up 07:04:57 - 07:34:57 5767
Hawthorne 07:19:54 -70.0 Dark Down 33.6 236.2 Up 07:04:54 - 07:34:54 5710
Lee Vining 07:19:55 -70.5 Dark Down 34.3 236.0 Up 07:04:55 - 07:34:55 5666
Tonopah 07:19:48 -70.7 Dark Down 33.0 237.7 Up 07:04:48 - 07:34:48 5635
Niwot 07:19:06 -67.7 Dark Up 23.9 246.5 Low 07:04:06 - 07:34:06 5613
SwRI 07:19:06 -67.8 Dark Up 24.0 246.5 Low 07:04:06 - 07:34:06 5604
Bishop 07:19:52 -71.2 Dark Down 34.1 237.0 Up 07:04:52 - 07:34:52 5592
Beatty 07:19:44 -71.9 Dark Down 33.3 238.7 Up 07:04:44 - 07:34:44 5512
Lone Pine 07:19:49 -72.0 Dark Down 34.3 237.7 Up 07:04:49 - 07:34:49 5510
Indian Springs 07:19:39 -72.3 Dark Down 32.7 239.8 Up 07:04:39 - 07:34:39 5457
CPSLO 07:20:00 -72.6 Dark Down 36.8 236.2 Up 07:05:00 - 07:35:00 5440
Henderson 07:19:36 -72.9 Dark Down 32.5 240.7 Up 07:04:36 - 07:34:36 5389
Searchlight/Boulder City 07:19:35 -73.5 Dark Down 32.7 241.0 Up 07:04:35 - 07:34:35 5331
Patrick 07:19:30 -73.6 Dark Down 32.0 241.9 Up 07:04:30 - 07:34:30 5304
Laughlin/Bullhead City 07:19:33 -73.8 Dark Down 32.6 241.5 Up 07:04:33 - 07:34:33 5294
Kingman/Dolan Springs 07:19:31 -73.8 Dark Down 32.3 241.9 Up 07:04:31 - 07:34:31 5285
Wildwood 07:19:50 -74.3 Dark Down 36.0 238.8 Up 07:04:50 - 07:34:50 5273
Mohave Valley 07:19:33 -74.1 Dark Down 32.8 241.7 Up 07:04:33 - 07:34:33 5266
DCO 07:19:27 -73.9 Dark Down 31.7 242.7 Up 07:04:27 - 07:34:27 5258
Lake Havasu City 07:19:31 -74.5 Dark Down 32.8 242.1 Up 07:04:31 - 07:34:31 5221
Idyllwild 07:19:41 -75.0 Dark Down 34.9 240.6 Up 07:04:41 - 07:34:41 5195
Parker 07:19:31 -74.8 Dark Down 32.9 242.3 Up 07:04:31 - 07:34:31 5185
Blythe 07:19:31 -75.4 Dark Down 33.4 242.4 Up 07:04:31 - 07:34:31 5138
Calipatria 07:19:35 -75.8 Dark Down 34.3 241.9 Up 07:04:35 - 07:34:35 5108
Yuma 07:19:31 -76.3 Dark Down 33.8 242.9 Up 07:04:31 - 07:34:31 5045

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 14OC394, (2022/11/17 07:25UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Fomalhaut      22:57:39.5 -29:37:23  1.2 34.10 164
Algenib        00:13:14.2 +15:11:01  2.8 16.21 140
PPM 181887     00:08:12.1 -02:26:52  6.1  2.35 152
PPM 174685     00:14:50.2 -00:18:11  8.1  0.74 150
PPM 174686     00:14:53.7 -01:02:06  9.2  0.19 150
14OC394        00:15:38.9 -01:01:06 14.1       150
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2019/06/08 04:22:15 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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