Occultation by 2002KX14 (2018-05-14)


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Occultation circumstances

Date Mon. 14 May. 2018 02:46:19
Star position (ICRF) 17 12 19.9546 -23 11 01.440
C/A 0.019 arcsec
P/A 184.57 °
velocity -21.56 km/s
Geocentric distance Δ 38.1706 au
G mag* 17.1
RP mag* 16.3
Magnitude drop 3.7
Uncertainty in time 123.4 sec
Uncertainty in C/A 51.7 mas
Uncertainty in projected distance 1431.0 km
Probability of occultation on centrality 12.6%
Maximum duration 21.1 sec
Moon distance to the object 135.4°
Fraction of illuminated Moon 2.7 %
Solar elongation 153.8°

Occulted star

Star source ID 4114428590582676480
Stellar catalogue GAIADR2
Star astrometric position in catalogue (ICRF) 17 12 19.9555 -23 11 01.412
Star astrometric position with proper motion (ICRF) 17 12 19.9546 -23 11 01.440
Star apparent position (date) 17 13 26.9899 -23 12 10.896
Proper motion μRA* = (-4.6 ± 0.2)mas; μDEC = (-9.5 ± 0.1) mas
Source of proper motion GAIADR2
Uncertainty in the star position RA* = 0.6 mas; DEC= 0.3 mas
G magnitude 17.0
RP magnitude (GaiaDR2) 16.2

Objet

Object (119951) 2002KX14
Diameter 455.0 km
Apparent diameter 16.4 mas
Object astrometric position (ICRF) 17 12 19.9545 -23 11 01.459
Object apparent position (date) 17 13 26.9898 -23 12 10.915
Uncertainty in position RA* = 95.9mas DEC = 52.0mas
Apparent magnitude 20.7
Ephemeris NIMAv5
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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