Best Worldwide Asteroid Occultation Events for 2012

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.

 

2012 Jan 01:  (433) Eros / TYC 1973-01171-1 (m10.3)
              0.17 pw uncertainty
              W Canada

2012 Jan 02:  (203) Pompeja / TYC 1875-02258-1 (m8.6)
              0.20 pw uncertainty
              Venezuela, Colombia, Central America

2012 Jan 02:  (705) Erminia / HIP 51222 (m7.1)
              0.25 pw uncertainty
              Japan

2012 Jan 06:  (654) Zelinda / TYC 1739-02256-1 (m10.1)
              0.21 pw uncertainty
              Japan

2012 Mar 04:  (22) Kalliope / TYC 2413-00078-1 (m9.5)
              0.18 pw uncertainty
              S Africa

2012 Mar 08:  (31) Euphrosyne / TYC 2329-01071-1 (m9.5)
              0.11 pw uncertainty
              Arabia

2012 Mar 21:  (5) Astraea / HIP 56136 (m8.3)
              0.14 pw uncertainty
              Africa, Portugal, NE Canada

2012 May 01:  (15) Eunomia / TYC 1877-01668-1 (m10.4)
              0.20 pw uncertainty
              N USA, SW Canada

2012 May 04:  (121) Hermione / TYC 0293-00278-1 (m9.3)
              0.27 pw uncertainty
              Japan, China, Russia

2012 May 11:  (28) Bellona / HIP 78870 (m6.5)
              0.23 pw uncertainty
              Japan, E Russia

2012 Jun 11:  (20) Massalia / TYC 6309-01430-1 (m10.3)
              0.26 pw uncertainty
              Madagascar, S Africa, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile

2012 Jul 02:  (52) Europa / TYC 6233-00102-1 (m11.3)
              0.13 pw uncertainty
              S USA, Mexico

2012 Jul 19:  (19) Fortuna / TYC 6306-00785-1 (m10.0)
              0.16 pw uncertainty
              Philippines, SE Asia, India

2012 Jul 28:  (111) Ate / HIP 105042 (m8.1)
              0.10 pw uncertainty
              Philippines, SE Asia, India

2012 Jul 30:  (19) Fortuna / TYC 6305-01482-1 (m10.0)
              0.19 pw uncertainty
              Africa, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

2012 Aug 03:  (185) Eunike / HIP 17805 (m5.9)
              0.21 pw uncertainty
              W Mexico

2012 Aug 11:  (141) Lumen / FK6 5927 (m8.1)
              0.19 pw uncertainty
              Japan, China, Russia

2012 Sep 11:  (59) Elpis / TYC 0011-00188-1 (m9.9)
              0.15 pw uncertainty
              SE Canada, Caribbean, Central America

2012 Sep 16:  (363) Padua / HIP 72622 (m2.7)
              0.27 pw uncertainty
              W Africa, USA (daylight)

2012 Sep 18:  (335) Roberta / HIP 83788 (m7.6)
              0.26 pw uncertainty
              Argentina, Chile

2012 Oct 05:  (111) Ate / TYC 6330-01547-1 (m10.6)
              0.27 pw uncertainty
              SE USA, Caribbean, Mexico

2012 Oct 07:  (3) Juno / HIP 80159 (m8.4)
              0.17 pw uncertainty
              New Zealand

2012 Oct 15:  (56) Melete / HIP 117016 (m8.2)
              0.22 pw uncertainty
              Africa

2012 Oct 19:  (85) Io / TYC 0018-00319-1 (m9.8)
              0.16 pw uncertainty
              Japan, China, Hong Kong, SE Asia

2012 Oct 22:  (521) Brixia / TYC 1312-00848-1 (m10.5)
              0.25 pw uncertainty
              Canada, W USA

2012 Oct 28:  (13) Egeria / TYC 2488-00479-1 (m8.1)
              0.22 pw uncertainty
              Russia, Europe, N Africa

2012 Oct 30:  (145) Adeona / HIP 9152 (m8.8)
              0.17 pw uncertainty
              Indonesia, Africa

2012 Nov 05:  (11) Parthenope / HIP 111979 (m9.8)
              0.22 pw uncertainty
              Africa, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

2012 Nov 23:  (115) Thyra / HIP 60420 (m7.6)
              0.25 pw uncertainty
              India, Arabia

2012 Dec 05:  (521) Brixia / TYC 1306-00268-1 (m8.9)
              0.20 pw uncertainty
              Arabia, N Africa, Europe, SE Canada, NE USA

2012 Dec 11:  (521) Brixia / HIP 26381 (m7.8)
              0.20 pw uncertainty
              Philippines, China, Russia, Europe

2012 Dec 31:  (154) Bertha / TYC 3344-00393-1 (m11.1)
              0.23 pw uncertainty
              SW Asia, Europe, Canada, N USA

 

 

Last Updated: 2011 May 09