RECON: TNO occultation with 533868

Event between (533868) 14OG394 and star GA1040:00394761 with event index number of 1611778

Geocentric closest approach at 2022/12/02 11:10:17 UTC

J2000 position of star is 03:52:02.4 +15:54:29
Equinox of date position of star is 03:53:08.7 +15:57:55
Stellar brightness G=15.2, use SENSEUP=128
Star is 56 degrees from the moon. Moon is 70% illuminated.
TNO apparent brightness V=22.1

[RECON map]
TNO is 37.9 AU from the Sun and 37.0 AU from the Earth.
The TNO is moving 24.7 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 228 seconds.
The 1-sigma cross-track error in the shadow position is 2114 km.
The sky-plane scale is 26813.4 km/arcsec.

The TNO has an absolute magnitude Hv=6.3
Diameter=331.1 km assuming a 5% albedo -- 13.4 sec chord
Diameter=135.2 km assuming a 30% albedo -- 5.5 sec chord
Dynamical classification is CLASSICAL
 
 
 
 
 
 

Star training set for 533868, (2022/12/02 11:10UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Aldebaran      04:37:14.3 +16:33:13  0.8 10.55  66
44Zet Per      03:55:34.7 +31:56:59  2.8 15.98  61
PPM 119433     03:54:28.9 +17:23:37  6.0  1.44  56
PPM 119400     03:51:31.2 +16:04:06  8.5  0.45  55
PPM 119427     03:53:58.3 +16:02:29  8.7  0.17  56
533868         03:53:20.3 +15:58:31 15.2        56
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 3.9 sigma about the mid-time.
The median site spacing is 23.9 km RECON observability=1.0 and success probability=19.8%
Site Site mid-time
(UT)
Sun alt
(deg)
Sky Moon Star alt
(deg)
Star az
(deg)
Target Observing Time
(UT)
X-track
(km)
Kelowna 11:07:23 -42.0 Dark Down 30.8 257.7 Up 10:52:23 - 11:22:23 2173
Summerland 11:07:22 -42.3 Dark Down 31.1 257.6 Up 10:52:22 - 11:22:22 2143
Penticton 11:07:23 -42.2 Dark Down 31.0 257.8 Up 10:52:23 - 11:22:23 2138
Okanagan Falls 11:07:22 -42.3 Dark Down 31.1 257.8 Up 10:52:22 - 11:22:22 2120
Oliver 11:07:21 -42.3 Dark Down 31.1 258.0 Up 10:52:21 - 11:22:21 2105
Anarchist Mountain Observatory 11:07:21 -42.3 Dark Down 31.0 258.2 Up 10:52:21 - 11:22:21 2091
Oroville 11:07:21 -42.3 Dark Down 31.1 258.2 Up 10:52:21 - 11:22:21 2083
Tonasket 11:07:20 -42.4 Dark Down 31.1 258.3 Up 10:52:20 - 11:22:20 2061
Okanogan 11:07:20 -42.6 Dark Down 31.3 258.4 Up 10:52:20 - 11:22:20 2028
Brewster 11:07:19 -42.8 Dark Down 31.5 258.4 Up 10:52:19 - 11:22:19 2000
Manson/Chelan 11:07:19 -43.1 Dark Down 31.8 258.2 Up 10:52:19 - 11:22:19 1976
Wenatchee 11:07:19 -43.3 Dark Down 32.0 258.4 Up 10:52:19 - 11:22:19 1929
Ellensburg 11:07:18 -43.6 Dark Down 32.2 258.4 Up 10:52:18 - 11:22:18 1887
Yakima 11:07:17 -43.7 Dark Down 32.3 258.7 Up 10:52:17 - 11:22:17 1848
Pasco 11:07:14 -42.8 Dark Down 31.4 260.0 Up 10:52:14 - 11:22:14 1831
Toppenish/White Swan 11:07:17 -43.6 Dark Down 32.2 258.9 Up 10:52:17 - 11:22:17 1829
PNWRO 11:07:13 -42.7 Dark Down 31.3 260.4 Up 10:52:13 - 11:22:13 1810
George/Umatilla 11:07:14 -43.0 Dark Down 31.6 260.1 Up 10:52:14 - 11:22:14 1796
Goldendale 11:07:16 -44.1 Dark Down 32.6 258.9 Up 10:52:16 - 11:22:16 1771
The Dalles 11:07:17 -44.4 Dark Down 32.9 258.8 Up 10:52:17 - 11:22:17 1745
Maupin 11:07:16 -44.4 Dark Down 32.9 259.1 Up 10:52:16 - 11:22:16 1705
Madras/Culver 11:07:14 -44.6 Dark Down 33.1 259.5 Up 10:52:14 - 11:22:14 1651
Redmond 11:07:14 -44.7 Dark Down 33.2 259.6 Up 10:52:14 - 11:22:14 1616
Sisters 11:07:15 -44.9 Dark Down 33.4 259.3 Up 10:52:15 - 11:22:15 1614
Bend 11:07:14 -44.8 Dark Down 33.3 259.7 Up 10:52:14 - 11:22:14 1593
Oregon Observatory 11:07:14 -45.0 Dark Down 33.4 259.7 Up 10:52:14 - 11:22:14 1575
La Pine/Gilchrist 11:07:13 -45.0 Dark Down 33.5 259.8 Up 10:52:13 - 11:22:13 1554
North Lake 11:07:12 -44.7 Dark Down 33.2 260.5 Up 10:52:12 - 11:22:12 1517
Paisley 11:07:10 -44.6 Dark Down 33.0 261.1 Up 10:52:10 - 11:22:10 1466
Chiloquin 11:07:12 -45.5 Dark Down 34.0 260.2 Up 10:52:12 - 11:22:12 1439
SwRI 11:06:42 -33.4 Dark Down 21.8 272.9 Low 10:51:42 - 11:21:42 1421
Lakeview 11:07:08 -44.5 Dark Down 32.9 261.6 Up 10:52:08 - 11:22:08 1417
Klamath Falls 11:07:11 -45.6 Dark Down 34.0 260.5 Up 10:52:11 - 11:22:11 1406
Tulelake 11:07:10 -45.4 Dark Down 33.8 260.9 Up 10:52:10 - 11:22:10 1382
Cedarville 11:07:07 -44.5 Dark Down 32.9 262.1 Up 10:52:07 - 11:22:07 1354
Fall River/Burney 11:07:08 -45.5 Dark Down 33.9 261.6 Up 10:52:08 - 11:22:08 1291
Susanville 11:07:06 -45.1 Dark Down 33.4 262.5 Up 10:52:06 - 11:22:06 1236
Gimple 11:07:06 -45.3 Dark Down 33.6 262.5 Up 10:52:06 - 11:22:06 1205
Greenville 11:07:06 -45.3 Dark Down 33.7 262.5 Up 10:52:06 - 11:22:06 1204
Quincy 11:07:05 -45.4 Dark Down 33.7 262.6 Up 10:52:05 - 11:22:05 1184
Portola 11:07:04 -45.0 Dark Down 33.3 263.0 Up 10:52:04 - 11:22:04 1176
Reno 11:07:03 -44.6 Dark Down 32.9 263.7 Up 10:52:03 - 11:22:03 1157
Carson City 11:07:02 -44.6 Dark Down 32.9 263.9 Up 10:52:02 - 11:22:02 1120
Yerington 11:07:00 -44.1 Dark Down 32.4 264.5 Up 10:52:00 - 11:22:00 1108
Gardnerville 11:07:01 -44.6 Dark Down 32.9 264.1 Up 10:52:01 - 11:22:01 1096
Hawthorne 11:06:59 -43.8 Dark Down 32.1 265.1 Up 10:51:59 - 11:21:59 1067
Tonopah 11:06:55 -42.7 Dark Down 31.0 266.3 Up 10:51:55 - 11:21:55 1038
Lee Vining 11:06:59 -44.2 Dark Down 32.5 265.1 Up 10:51:59 - 11:21:59 1003
Bishop 11:06:56 -43.7 Dark Down 32.0 266.0 Up 10:51:56 - 11:21:56 951
Beatty 11:06:53 -42.4 Dark Down 30.7 267.3 Up 10:51:53 - 11:21:53 925
Indian Springs 11:06:51 -41.6 Dark Down 29.9 268.1 Low 10:51:51 - 11:21:51 906
Lone Pine 11:06:55 -43.5 Dark Down 31.8 266.6 Up 10:51:55 - 11:21:55 876
Henderson 11:06:48 -41.1 Dark Down 29.3 268.8 Low 10:51:48 - 11:21:48 861
Patrick 11:06:45 -40.2 Dark Down 28.5 269.8 Low 10:51:45 - 11:21:45 813
Searchlight/Boulder City 11:06:48 -41.0 Dark Down 29.3 269.2 Low 10:51:48 - 11:21:48 803
Kingman/Dolan Springs 11:06:45 -40.3 Dark Down 28.6 269.9 Low 10:51:45 - 11:21:45 787
Laughlin/Bullhead City 11:06:46 -40.7 Dark Down 29.0 269.6 Low 10:51:46 - 11:21:46 777
Mohave Valley 11:06:46 -40.7 Dark Down 29.0 269.7 Low 10:51:46 - 11:21:46 749
Lake Havasu City 11:06:45 -40.5 Dark Down 28.8 270.1 Low 10:51:45 - 11:21:45 711
CPSLO 11:06:58 -45.7 Dark Down 34.0 265.9 Up 10:51:58 - 11:21:58 708
Parker 11:06:44 -40.5 Dark Down 28.8 270.3 Low 10:51:44 - 11:21:44 674
Blythe 11:06:44 -40.8 Dark Down 29.1 270.4 Low 10:51:44 - 11:21:44 615
Wildwood 11:06:52 -44.1 Dark Down 32.3 267.9 Up 10:51:52 - 11:21:52 607
Idyllwild 11:06:48 -42.5 Dark Down 30.8 269.2 Up 10:51:48 - 11:21:48 596
Calipatria 11:06:45 -41.5 Dark Down 29.8 270.2 Low 10:51:45 - 11:21:45 549
Yuma 11:06:43 -40.8 Dark Down 29.1 270.9 Low 10:51:43 - 11:21:43 517

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 533868, (2022/12/02 11:10UT)
Object            RA         Dec     mag  sep  mel
Aldebaran      04:35:55.3 +16:30:30  0.8 10.55  66
44Zet Per      03:54:07.9 +31:53:01  2.8 15.98  61
PPM 119433     03:53:10.2 +17:19:37  6.0  1.44  56
PPM 119400     03:50:13.3 +16:00:01  8.5  0.45  55
PPM 119427     03:52:40.3 +15:58:28  8.7  0.17  56
533868         03:52:02.4 +15:54:29 15.2        56
Positions are for J2000

Event circumstances last updated at 2019/07/04 22:13:57 UT

Marc W. Buie, Southwest Research Institute

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