Best Worldwide Asteroid Occultation Events for 2009

Steve’s Pick

 

These events all have good path certainty (90% or better chance of seeing the event from the centerline) and reasonably bright stars.

 

2009 Jan 10:  (626) Notburga / HIP 109369 (m7.0)
              0.18 pw uncertainty
              UK

2009 Jan 21:  (185) Eunike / TYC 0196-01392-1 (m11.2)
              0.24 pw uncertainty

              Europe

 

2009 Jan 24:  (776) Berbericia / HIP 27528 (m8.6)
              0.25 pw uncertainty

              Arabia, N Africa, Spain, Portugal

 

2009 Jan 26:  (13) Egeria / TYC 2522-00534-1 (m10.6)
              0.13 pw uncertainty

              Caribbean, Mexico

 

2009 Jan 29:  (13) Egeria / HIP 54491 (m9.1)
              0.11 pw uncertainty

              Australia, Indonesia

 

2009 Feb 17:  (185) Eunike / TYC 0193-00670-1 (m9.2)
              0.25 pw uncertainty

              Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Mexico, W USA, W Canada

 

2009 Feb 20:  (654) Zelinda / TYC 4830-01791-1 (m9.4)
              0.15 pw uncertainty

              SW Asia, Arabia, Africa

2009 Feb 25:  (505) Cava / HIP 3115 (m7.9)
              0.25 pw uncertainty
              NC USA

2009 Feb 25:  (194) Prokne / TYC 0144-02842-1 (m11.3)
              0.27 pw uncertainty

              South Africa

 

2009 Feb 27:  (521) Brixia / HIP 53414 (m7.7)
              0.20 pw uncertainty

              Fiji Islands, Philippines, SE Asia, India

 

2009 Mar 07:  (95) Arethusa / TYC 5495-00573-1 (m9.6)

              0.30 pw uncertainty

              E USA, Canada

 

2009 Mar 08:  (45) Eugenia / TYC 0279-00401-1 (m10.2)
              0.14 pw uncertainty

              Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

 

2009 Mar 13:  (217) Eudora / TYC 0791-00838-1 (m10.3)

              0.23 pw uncertainty

              E Canada, E USA, Caribbean, Venezuela, Brazil

 

2009 Mar 22:  (76) Freia / HIP 59345 (m9.6)

              0.18 pw uncertainty

              Brazil, Argentina, Chile

 

2009 Apr 13:  (94) Aurora / TYC 1857-00051-1 (m8.7)

              0.28 pw uncertainty

              W Canada, W USA

 

2009 Apr 19:  (194) Prokne / HIP 32595 (m8.0)
              0.23 pw uncertainty

              Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

 

2009 Apr 26:  (451) Patientia / TYC 5001-00300-1 (m10.5)
              0.16 pw uncertainty

              India, Arabia, N Africa

 

2009 Jun 06:  (46) Hestia / TYC 6184-000208-1 (m9.8)
              0.23 pw uncertainty

              S USA, N Mexico

 

2009 Jun 26:  (89) Julia / TYC 0598-01472-1 (m9.3)
              0.17 pw uncertainty

              W Africa

 

2009 Jun 29:  (165) Loreley / TYC 5232-01493-1 (m9.6)
              0.30 pw uncertainty

              W USA, Mexico

 

2009 Jul 06:  (48) Doris / TYC 4974-00488-1 (m9.4)
              0.20 pw uncertainty

              Philippines, SE Asia, India

 

2009 Jul 14:  (140) Siwa / HIP 103166 (m7.6)
              0.19 pw uncertainty

              Cape Verde Islands, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

 

2009 Jul 24:  (7) Iris / TYC 6274-01201-1 (m9.3)
              0.17 pw uncertainty

              N Australia, Madagascar, Africa

 

2009 Aug 03:  (5) Astraea / HIP 98361 (m8.5)
              0.26 pw uncertainty

              India, Africa

 

2009 Aug 04:  (18) Melpomene / TYC 0023-00248-1 (m9.9)
              0.15 pw uncertainty

              N China, E Russia (low mag drop)

 

2009 Aug 09:  (140) Siwa / TYC 6342-01234-1 (m11.2)
              0.23 pw uncertainty

              W USA, Canada

 

2009 Aug 15:  (93) Minerva / HIP 8256 (m10.5)
              0.23 pw uncertainty

              SW Asia, Madagascar

 

2009 Aug 20:  (240) Vanadis / HIP 75848 (m6.8)

              0.30 pw uncertainty

              SE USA

 

2009 Aug 24:  (41) Daphne / TYC 0586-00399-1 (m9.5)

              0.19 pw uncertainty

              W Africa, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile

 

2009 Aug 25:  (212) Medea / TYC 5240-01031-1 (m10.5)

              0.26 pw uncertainty

              Africa, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

 

2009 Aug 27:  (52) Europa / HIP 25372 (m8.5)
              0.11 pw uncertainty

              Italy, N Africa, Canary Is

 

2009 Sep 05:  (111) Ate / TYC 1856-00666-1 (m9.2)

              0.21 pw uncertainty

              Scandanavia, UK

 

2009 Sep 08:  (96) Aegle / TYC 0568-00661-1 (m10.5)

              0.26 pw uncertainty

              S Russia, S Europe

 

2009 Sep 18:  (11) Parthenope / TYC 1323-01501-1 (m10.3)
              0.23 pw uncertainty

              N Russia

 

2009 Sep 21:  (11) Parthenope / TYC 1323-01822-1 (m11.1)

              0.20 pw uncertainty

              W USA

 

2009 Sep 28:  (18) Melpomene / TYC 4687-02256-1 (m10.7)

              0.14 pw uncertainty

              W Africa, Europe

 

2009 Sep 30:  (449) Hamburga / HIP 1684 (m7.1)

              0.23 pw uncertainty

              Brazil, Peru, New Zealand

 

2009 Oct 05:  (38) Leda / TYC 2403-01198-1 (m9.9)

              0.26 pw uncertainty

              Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

 

2009 Oct 17:  (702) Alauda / 1920-00620-1 (m9.5)

              0.21 pw uncertainty

              Uruguay, Argentina, Chile

 

2009 Oct 20:  (139) Juewa / HIP 14232 (m6.5)

              0.21 pw uncertainty

              NW Russia, Greenland, NE Canada

 

2009 Oct 22:  (173) Ino / TYC 5275-02025-1 (m9.5)

              0.16 pw uncertainty

              Australia

 

2009 Oct 31:  (747) Winchester / TYC 6892-01543-1 (m10.1)

              0.24 pw uncertainty

              Venezuela, Caribbean

 

2009 Nov 01:  (47) Aglaja / 2UCAC 39964620 (m11.3)

              0.25 pw uncertainty

              Russia, Europe

 

2009 Nov 04:  (41) Daphne / TYC 5248-01143-1 (m9.6)

              0.19 pw uncertainty

              New Zealand, E Australia, New Guinea

 

2009 Nov 06:  (81) Terpsichore / TYC 2356-00592-1 (m11.1)

              0.24 pw uncertainty

              Taiwan, S China, India

 

2009 Nov 08:  (345) Tercidina / HIP 12975 (m7.6)

              0.24 pw uncertainty

              China, India, Arabia, Africa

 

2009 Nov 08:  (694) Ekard / TYC 0528-00946-1 (m10.5)

              0.28 pw uncertainty

              NW Africa, NE USA

 

2009 Nov 09:  (712) Boliviana / TYC 1218-01446-1 (m10.0)

              0.22 pw uncertainty

              Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina

 

2009 Nov 11:  (354) Eleonora / TYC 0222-00449-1 (m11.2)

              0.25 pw uncertainty

              SE USA

 

2009 Nov 15:  (111) Ate / TYC 1890-00359-1 (m7.9)

              0.14 pw uncertainty

              SE Asia, India

 

2009 Nov 16:  (344) Desiderata / TYC 0638-00068-1 (m11.0)

              0.29 pw uncertainty

              USA

 

2009 Nov 19:  (81) Terpsichore / TYC 2342-00278-1 (m9.0)

              0.19 pw uncertainty

              NE USA, Canada, NE Russia, China

 

2009 Nov 22:  (194) Prokne / HIP 54857 (m6.8)

              0.22 pw uncertainty

              S Africa

 

2009 Nov 26:  (18) Melpomene / TYC 5273-00823-1 (m10.7)

              0.17 pw uncertainty

              W USA, New Zealand

 

2009 Nov 29:  (9) Metis / TYC 0290-00657-1 (m10.3)

              0.22 pw uncertainty

              W Australia

 

2009 Dec 06:  (423) Diotima / TYC 1252-00803-1 (m10.9)

              0.18 pw uncertainty

              S USA

 

2009 Dec 10:  (134) Sophrosyne / TYC 2908-01458-1 (m11.3)

              0.19 pw uncertainty

              W Russia, Europe

 

2009 Dec 12:  (89) Julia / TYC 1733-00767-1 (m8.4)

              0.17 pw uncertainty

              SE Australia

 

2009 Dec 15:  (128) Nemesis / TYC 1866-01416-1 (m10.7)

              0.20 pw uncertainty

              W Russia, N Europe, Canada, N USA

 

2009 Dec 15:  (49) Pales / HIP 113727 (m7.7)

              0.22 pw uncertainty

              N Australia

 

2009 Dec 16:  (89) Julia / TYC 1733-01909-1 (m10.5)

              0.14 pw uncertainty

              Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

 

2009 Dec 24:  (216) Kleopatra / TYC 4909-00873-1 (m10.7)

              0.27 pw uncertainty

              Canada, USA, Mexico

 

2009 Dec 25:  (81) Terpsichore / TYC 1795-00251-1 (m8.5)

              0.24 pw uncertainty

              Greenland, Canada, W USA

 

2009 Dec 27:  (313) Chaldaea / TYC 0132-01367-1 (m11.3)

              0.22 pw uncertainty

              Japan, China

 

 

 

Last Updated: 2008 Apr 27