RECON: TNO occultation with 14WE510

Event between 14WE510 and star GA1080:01736782 with event index number of 2570843

Geocentric closest approach at 2024/11/16 06:07:18 UTC

J2000 position of star is 06:12:47.0 +19:34:06
Equinox of date position of star is 06:14:05.0 +19:33:40
Stellar brightness G=14.5, use SENSEUP=128 with the MallinCam and and exposure time of 2 seconds with the QHY174 camera.
Star is 35 degrees from the moon. Moon is 100% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=22.5

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TNO is 28.1 AU from the Sun and 27.3 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 18.1 km/sec on the sky relative to the star, or, 3.3 arcsec/hr.
The 1-sigma error in the time of the event is 197 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 2008 km.
The sky-plane scale is 19785.9 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=7.9
Diameter=159.2 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 8.9 sec chord
Diameter=65.0 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 3.6 sec chord
Dynamical classification is 3:2E
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 14WE510, (2024/11/16 06:07UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Betelgeuse     05:56:31.2 +07:24:35  0.4 12.89  35
Alhena         06:39:08.9 +16:22:33  1.9  6.72  41
71 Ori         06:16:18.7 +19:08:45  5.6  0.64  35
PPM 122103     06:14:29.5 +19:48:31  8.4  0.25  35
PPM 122108     06:14:39.6 +19:25:43  8.9  0.16  35
14WE510        06:14:15.3 +19:33:37 14.5        35
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 4.6 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 26.9 km RECON observability=1.0 and success probability=20.8%
Site Site mid-time
(UT)
Sun alt
(deg)
Sky Moon Star alt
(deg)
Star az
(deg)
Target Observing Time
(UT)
X-track
(km)
Kamloops 06:11:06 -53.0 Dark Up 30.8 96.4 Up 05:56:06 - 06:26:06 2768
Kelowna 06:11:08 -54.0 Dark Up 31.4 96.7 Up 05:56:08 - 06:26:08 2681
Peachland 06:11:09 -54.0 Dark Up 31.3 96.4 Up 05:56:09 - 06:26:09 2677
Sleaford 06:10:31 -56.0 Dark Up 39.1 110.0 Up 05:55:31 - 06:25:31 2673
Summerland 06:11:09 -54.1 Dark Up 31.3 96.4 Up 05:56:09 - 06:26:09 2662
Penticton 06:11:09 -54.2 Dark Up 31.4 96.4 Up 05:56:09 - 06:26:09 2654
Victoria 06:11:20 -53.3 Dark Up 29.0 92.8 Low 05:56:20 - 06:26:20 2636
Oliver 06:11:10 -54.5 Dark Up 31.5 96.2 Up 05:56:10 - 06:26:10 2622
Anarchist Mountain Observatory 06:11:11 -54.7 Dark Up 31.6 96.2 Up 05:56:11 - 06:26:11 2604
Tonasket 06:11:12 -54.9 Dark Up 31.6 96.0 Up 05:56:12 - 06:26:12 2577
Okanogan 06:11:13 -55.1 Dark Up 31.5 95.7 Up 05:56:13 - 06:26:13 2550
Brewster 06:11:15 -55.3 Dark Up 31.4 95.4 Up 05:56:15 - 06:26:15 2529
Manson/Chelan 06:11:17 -55.3 Dark Up 31.2 95.0 Up 05:56:17 - 06:26:17 2517
Wenatchee 06:11:18 -55.5 Dark Up 31.1 94.5 Up 05:56:18 - 06:26:18 2477
Ellensburg 06:11:20 -55.7 Dark Up 31.0 94.1 Up 05:56:20 - 06:26:20 2444
Yakima 06:11:22 -56.0 Dark Up 31.1 93.9 Up 05:56:22 - 06:26:22 2407
Toppenish/White Swan 06:11:22 -56.3 Dark Up 31.2 93.9 Up 05:56:22 - 06:26:22 2384
Goldendale 06:11:25 -56.5 Dark Up 30.9 93.2 Up 05:56:25 - 06:26:25 2342
The Dalles 06:11:26 -56.4 Dark Up 30.7 92.8 Up 05:56:26 - 06:26:26 2328
PNWRO 06:11:20 -57.2 Dark Up 32.2 94.8 Up 05:56:20 - 06:26:20 2321
Maupin 06:11:27 -56.8 Dark Up 30.8 92.7 Up 05:56:27 - 06:26:27 2288
Sisters 06:11:31 -57.2 Dark Up 30.5 91.8 Up 05:56:31 - 06:26:31 2216
Bend 06:11:32 -57.5 Dark Up 30.7 91.8 Up 05:56:32 - 06:26:32 2189
Oregon Observatory 06:11:32 -57.5 Dark Up 30.6 91.7 Up 05:56:32 - 06:26:32 2175
North Lake 06:11:33 -58.2 Dark Up 31.0 91.7 Up 05:56:33 - 06:26:33 2104
Chiloquin 06:11:37 -58.2 Dark Up 30.3 90.6 Up 05:56:37 - 06:26:37 2060
Klamath Falls 06:11:39 -58.4 Dark Up 30.4 90.5 Up 05:56:39 - 06:26:39 2026
Lakeview 06:11:36 -59.3 Dark Up 31.5 91.4 Up 05:56:36 - 06:26:36 1992
Cedarville 06:11:37 -59.8 Dark Up 31.6 91.1 Up 05:56:37 - 06:26:37 1925
Fall River/Burney 06:11:41 -59.4 Dark Up 30.7 90.0 Up 05:56:41 - 06:26:41 1905
Susanville 06:11:42 -60.2 Dark Up 31.3 90.1 Up 05:56:42 - 06:26:42 1828
Greenville 06:11:43 -60.2 Dark Up 31.0 89.8 Up 05:56:43 - 06:26:43 1807
Gimple 06:11:43 -60.3 Dark Up 31.1 89.8 Up 05:56:43 - 06:26:43 1805
Quincy 06:11:44 -60.4 Dark Up 31.1 89.7 Up 05:56:44 - 06:26:44 1788
Portola 06:11:43 -60.7 Dark Up 31.4 89.9 Up 05:56:43 - 06:26:43 1765
Reno 06:11:43 -61.3 Dark Up 31.9 90.1 Up 05:56:43 - 06:26:43 1725
Carson City 06:11:43 -61.5 Dark Up 31.9 89.9 Up 05:56:43 - 06:26:43 1690
Gardnerville 06:11:44 -61.7 Dark Up 32.0 89.8 Up 05:56:44 - 06:26:44 1665
Yerington 06:11:42 -62.0 Dark Up 32.4 90.2 Up 05:56:42 - 06:26:42 1657
Hawthorne 06:11:43 -62.7 Dark Up 32.8 90.2 Up 05:56:43 - 06:26:43 1600
Lee Vining 06:11:46 -62.7 Dark Up 32.5 89.6 Up 05:56:46 - 06:26:46 1554
Dunrhomin 06:11:02 -67.4 Dark Up 42.9 100.8 Up 05:56:02 - 06:26:02 1526
Tonopah 06:11:41 -63.8 Dark Up 34.0 90.8 Up 05:56:41 - 06:26:41 1523
Bishop 06:11:45 -63.5 Dark Up 33.0 89.6 Up 05:56:45 - 06:26:45 1479
Beatty 06:11:43 -64.8 Dark Up 34.3 90.3 Up 05:56:43 - 06:26:43 1398
Indian Springs 06:11:41 -65.7 Dark Up 35.2 90.7 Up 05:56:41 - 06:26:41 1342
Henderson 06:11:40 -66.5 Dark Up 35.8 90.8 Up 05:56:40 - 06:26:40 1274
Patrick 06:11:39 -67.6 Dark Up 36.7 91.0 Up 05:56:39 - 06:26:39 1187
Laughlin/Bullhead City 06:11:41 -67.3 Dark Up 36.1 90.4 Up 05:56:41 - 06:26:41 1176
Kingman/Dolan Springs 06:11:40 -67.6 Dark Up 36.5 90.7 Up 05:56:40 - 06:26:40 1168
Wildwood 06:11:54 -65.3 Dark Up 32.8 87.4 Up 05:56:54 - 06:26:54 1153
Mohave Valley 06:11:42 -67.5 Dark Up 36.1 90.2 Up 05:56:42 - 06:26:42 1148
Lake Havasu City 06:11:42 -67.9 Dark Up 36.3 90.0 Up 05:56:42 - 06:26:42 1102
Idyllwild 06:11:50 -66.8 Dark Up 34.4 88.2 Up 05:56:50 - 06:26:50 1075
Parker 06:11:43 -68.2 Dark Up 36.3 89.8 Up 05:56:43 - 06:26:43 1065
Calipatria 06:11:48 -68.0 Dark Up 35.3 88.4 Up 05:56:48 - 06:26:48 986
George/Scottsdale 06:11:37 -69.9 Dark Up 38.3 90.8 Up 05:56:37 - 06:26:37 972
Yuma 06:11:47 -68.8 Dark Up 36.1 88.6 Up 05:56:47 - 06:26:47 923

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 14WE510, (2024/11/16 06:07UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Betelgeuse     05:55:10.3 +07:24:26  0.4 12.89  35
Alhena         06:37:42.8 +16:23:56  1.9  6.72  41
71 Ori         06:14:50.7 +19:09:19  5.6  0.64  35
PPM 122103     06:13:01.0 +19:49:01  8.4  0.25  35
PPM 122108     06:13:11.4 +19:26:13  8.9  0.16  35
14WE510        06:12:47.0 +19:34:06 14.5        35
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2021/12/25 23:58:55 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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