Best Worldwide Asteroid Occultation Events for the Year

This list now has two sections: Priority events and Best events. The Priority events have high scientific value but may be more difficult to observe. The Best events all have excellent path certainty and reasonably bright stars.

PRIORITY EVENTS:

2017 Jan 03: (22) Kalliope / TYC 2428-01094-1 (m11.5) 0.09 pw uncertainty USA, Canada, E Russia

2017 Mar 02: (41) Daphne / TYC 4922-00368-1 (m9.3) 0.10 pw uncertainty Africa

2017 Mar 19: (41) Daphne / TYC 0258-00427-1 (m10.6) 0.10 pw uncertainty New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, China, Russia

2017 Mar 24: (22) Kalliope / TYC 2428-01094-1 (m11.5) 0.11 pw uncertainty China, Russia

2017 Apr 08: (387) Aquitania / TYC 1462-00798-1 (m11.9) 0.17 pw uncertainty Africa, NE USA, S Canada

2017 Apr 10: (216) Kleopatra / TYC 5738-02638-1 (m11.2) 0.23 pw uncertainty Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

2017 Apr 28: (22) Kalliope / TYC 2442-01418-1 (m11.5) 0.10 pw uncertainty Japan, E Russia

2017 May 16: (12) Victoria / HIP 64952 (m9.1) 0.16 pw uncertainty Brazil, Colombia, Central America

2017 Jul 09: (90) Antiope / TYC 0022-01069-1 (m11.0) 0.21 pw uncertainty Brazil, Argentina, Chile

2017 Aug 01: (41) Daphne / TYC 0294-00284-1 (m11.6) 0.09 pw uncertainty S Africa

2017 Aug 31: (216) Kleopatra / TYC 5148-00794-1 (m10.3) 0.22 pw uncertainty New Zealand

2017 Sep 28: (216) Kleopatra / TYC 5153-02209-1 (m9.6) 0.18 pw uncertainty Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

BEST EVENTS:

2017 Jan 05: (200) Dynamene / TYC 1921-02175-1 (m11.0) 0.13 pw uncertainty SW Asia, Europe, SE USA

2017 Jan 21: (135) Hertha / TYC 1886-00343-1 (m10.9) 0.13 pw uncertainty USA

2017 Jan 22: (39) Laetitia / TYC 0250-00203-1 (m9.7) 0.11 pw uncertainty South Africa

2017 Feb 05: (54) Alexandra / TYC 1396-02402-1 (m10.1) 0.13 pw uncertainty Russia, Scandanavia, Greenland

2017 Feb 08: (135) Hertha / TYC 1881-00690-1 (m11.4) 0.15 pw uncertainty SW Asia, Europe

2017 Feb 17: (39) Laetitia / TYC 0831-00538-1 (m11.0) 0.09 pw uncertainty S Africa, Caribbean, Mexico

2017 Feb 24: (26) Proserpina / TYC 1421-00136-1 (m9.5) 0.24 pw uncertainty Colombia, Japan

2017 Mar 02: (41) Daphne / TYC 4922-00368-1 (m9.3) 0.10 pw uncertainty Africa

2017 Mar 03: (34) Circe / TYC 1280-00058-1 (m10.6) 0.18 pw uncertainty Canada, N USA

2017 Mar 03: (14) Irene / HIP 50582 (m9.2) 0.15 pw uncertainty E Russia

2017 Mar 26: (192) Nausikaa / TYC 4930-01043-1 (m10.3) 0.17 pw uncertainty Japan, China, Russia

2017 Mar 30: (68) Leto / TYC 2406-01895-1 (m10.8) 0.20 pw uncertainty NE USA, SE Canada

2017 Apr 01: (356) Liguria / TYC 4931-01104-1 (m9.5) 0.21 pw uncertainty Arabia, Africa

2017 Apr 07: (200) Dynamene / TYC 1896-00839-1 (m9.6) 0.21 pw uncertainty Japan, China

2017 Apr 25: (238) Hypatia / TYC 5660-00349-1 (m10.6) 0.20 pw uncertainty W Australia, SE Asia, China

2017 May 03: (39) Laetitia / TYC 1403-00278-1 (m10.5) 0.09 pw uncertainty Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

2017 May 04: (407) Arachne / HIP 75272 (m6.5) 0.23 pw uncertainty Argentina, Chile, New Guinea

2017 May 12: (25) Phocaea / TYC 0508-00919-1 (m9.7) 0.22 pw uncertainty Brazil, Peru

2017 May 14: (212) Medea / HIP 42471 (m8.3) 0.22 pw uncertainty SE Asia, India

2017 May 16: (12) Victoria / HIP 64952 (m9.1) 0.16 pw uncertainty Brazil, Colombia, Central America

2017 May 16: (25) Phocaea / TYC 1074-01143-1 (m11.2) 0.21 pw uncertainty Europe, Africa

2017 May 16: (386) Siegena / TYC 0832-00644-1 (m9.9) 0.13 pw uncertainty SW Asia, Europe

2017 May 17: (3) Juno / TYC 5141-02016-1 (m10.7) 0.11 pw uncertainty India, China

2017 Jun 06: (5) Astraea / TYC 6283-00014-1 (m9.6) 0.23 pw uncertainty S USA

2017 Jun 23: (602) Marianna / HIP 97546 (m7.3) 0.25 pw uncertainty Argentina, Chile, New Zealand, SE Australia

2017 Jun 30: (324) Bamberga / HIP 88314 (m9.1) 0.08 pw uncertainty N Australia

2017 Aug 13: (25) Phocaea / TYC 2160-00253-1 (m9.2) 0.17 pw uncertainty China, India, Madagascar

2017 Aug 19: (10) Hygiea / TYC 6843-02322-1 (m10.0) 0.19 pw uncertainty E Australia

2017 Aug 29: (59) Elpis / HIP 23939 (m8.0) 0.12 pw uncertainty Japan, China

2017 Aug 31: (216) Kleopatra / TYC 5148-00794-1 (m10.3) 0.22 pw uncertainty New Zealand

2017 Aug 31: (324) Bamberga / 2UCAC 18251427 (m11.3) 0.19 pw uncertainty Africa, India, China

2017 Sep 01: (8) Flora / TYC 1302-00301-1 (m10.7) 0.08 pw uncertainty Brazil, Argentina, Chile

2017 Sep 11: (65) Cybele / TYC 1306-00370-1 (m11.2) 0.10 pw uncertainty Europe

2017 Sep 12: (19) Fortuna / TYC 1369-00895-1 (m10.3) 0.07 pw uncertainty Europe

2017 Sep 12: (241) Germania / TYC 5233-02000-1 (m9.0) 0.18 pw uncertainty E Canada, W USA

2017 Sep 19: (44) Nysa / TYC 0651-00137-1 (m9.5) 0.23 pw uncertainty Africa, Europe

2017 Sep 22: (145) Adeona / TYC 1895-00459-1 (m11.0) 0.15 pw uncertainty S Australia

2017 Sep 24: (56) Melete / TYC 1313-01143-1 (m11.0) 0.19 pw uncertainty Europe

2017 Sep 28: (216) Kleopatra / TYC 5153-02209-1 (m9.6) 0.18 pw uncertainty Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

2017 Sep 29: (20) Massalia / TYC 1861-01582-1 (m9.0) 0.11 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2017 Oct 02: (10) Hygiea / TYC 6279-00116-1 (m9.7) 0.11 pw uncertainty S Africa

2017 Oct 05: (10) Hygiea / TYC 6279-00082-1 (m10.7) 0.11 pw uncertainty China, Japan

2017 Oct 07: (56) Melete / TYC 1314-01646-1 (m11.2) 0.18 pw uncertainty E USA, Canada

2017 Oct 09: (44) Nysa / TYC 0644-00643-1 (m9.4) 0.16 pw uncertainty E Canada, USA, Mexico

2017 Oct 23: (154) Bertha / TYC 0638-00660-1 (m10.2) 0.21 pw uncertainty SW Asia, Europe, SE Canada, USA

2017 Nov 08: (56) Melete / TYC 0742-01328-1 (m10.5) 0.19 pw uncertainty E USA, Mexico

2017 Nov 09: (712) Boliviana / TYC 0575-00949-1 (m9.9) 0.19 pw uncertainty S Africa

2017 Nov 11: (388) Charybdis / TYC 2408-00547-1 (m10.0) 0.17 pw uncertainty SW Asia, Europe, Canada, N USA

2017 Nov 11: (19) Fortuna / TYC 0825-00457-1 (m9.9) 0.07 pw uncertainty Japan, China, SW Asia

2017 Nov 12: (20) Massalia / TYC 1864-01788-1 (m10.0) 0.09 pw uncertainty W Canada, Japan, China

2017 Nov 20: (31) Euphrosyne / TYC 3766-01050-1 (m9.1) 0.11 pw uncertainty N Canada, N Brazil

2017 Nov 26: (335) Roberta / HIP 18724 (m3.4) 0.18 pw uncertainty Australia

2017 Dec 03: (141) Lumen / HIP 27893 (m8.1) 0.15 pw uncertainty Brazil, Peru

2017 Dec 03: (388) Charybdis / TYC 2394-00315-1 (m11.3) 0.18 pw uncertainty Japan, Russia, Europe

2017 Dec 08: (141) Lumen / TYC 2915-01956-1 (m9.8) 0.14 pw uncertainty Russia, SW Asia

2017 Dec 11: (141) Lumen / TYC 2915-01715-1 (m10.8) 0.15 pw uncertainty Europe, E Canada, USA

2017 Dec 20: (334) Chicago / TYC 1336-01544-1 (m10.8) 0.17 pw uncertainty Venezuela, Central America

2017 Dec 20: (114) Kassandra / TYC 1329-00823-1 (m10.4) 0.20 pw uncertainty Australia

2017 Dec 21: (334) Chicago / TYC 1336-00845-1 (m10.9) 0.16 pw uncertainty Hawaii, Japan, China

2017 Dec 27: (334) Chicago / TYC 1323-00050-1 (m11.1) 0.16 pw uncertainty SW Australia