Occultation by 2002KX14 (2018-05-10)


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Occultation circumstances

Date Thu. 10 May. 2018 17:55:25
Star position (ICRF) 17 12 36.0328 -23 11 19.678
C/A 0.204 arcsec
P/A 4.52 °
velocity -20.75 km/s
Geocentric distance Δ 38.1984 au
G mag* 14.7
J mag* 12.1
Magnitude drop 6.1
Uncertainty in time 131.2 sec
Uncertainty in C/A 53.4 mas
Uncertainty in projected distance 1479.9 km
Probability of occultation on centrality 12.2%
Maximum duration 21.9 sec
Moon distance to the object 90.6°
Fraction of illuminated Moon 25.2 %
Solar elongation 150.4°

Occulted star

Star source ID 4114427727240570624
Stellar catalogue GAIADR1
Star astrometric position in catalogue (ICRF) 17 12 36.0325 -23 11 19.647
Star astrometric position with proper motion (ICRF) 17 12 36.0328 -23 11 19.678
Star apparent position (date) 17 13 43.0192 -23 12 28.718
Proper motion μRA* = (1.1 ± 2.5)mas; μDEC = (-9.4 ± 2.3) mas
Source of proper motion UCAC5
Uncertainty in the star position RA* = 8.5 mas; DEC= 7.7 mas
G magnitude 14.6
J magnitude (2MASS) 12.0

Objet

Object (119951) 2002KX14
Diameter 455.0 km
Apparent diameter 16.4 mas
Object astrometric position (ICRF) 17 12 36.0340 -23 11 19.475
Object apparent position (date) 17 13 43.0204 -23 12 28.515
Uncertainty in position RA* = 97.8mas DEC = 53.2mas
Apparent magnitude 20.7
Ephemeris NIMAv4
Dynamic class(1) inner classic
Semi major axis(1) 39.0 au
Eccentricity(1) 0.042
Inclination(1) 0.4°
Perihelion(1) 37.4 au
Aphelion(1) 40.7 au
(1) Data from the johnston archive list.

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