Astrometry of single-chord occultations application to the 1993 Triton event

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Subjects:

  • Astrometry.,
  • Occultation.,
  • Charge coupled devices.,
  • Photometry.,
  • Celestial geodesy.,
  • Data reduction.,
  • A stars.

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Other titlesAstrometry of single chord occultations.
StatementCatherine B. Olkin ... [et al.].
Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA/CR-96-207149., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-207149.
ContributionsOlkin, Catherine B., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : NASA. But single-chord occultations combined with accurate astrometry of the TNO at the moment of the occultation to pinpoint the centroid position with respect to the chord, can result in at least estimates of the size, as was done in Alvarez-Candal et al.

In order to apply this technique, the telescope used for the occultation observations Cited by: 2. Santos-Sanz, French, Pinilla-Alonso and the JWST SS Occultations focus group Number of stellar occultations by planetary ring systems observable from JWST between Dec.

1, and Jan. 31, (Santos-Sanz et al. ) 11/16 The potential value of JWST ring occultations depends critically on their frequency. occultations by TNOs. Multichord occultations are typically detected at a rate of ~3 per year on average, whereas the majority of the observed occultations are single-chord detections, which means that only one site detects the occultation.

In these cases, no tight constraints on size and shape can be derived from those observations by: 2. PDF | In terms of scientific output, the best way to study solar system bodies is sending spacecraft to make in-situ measurements or to observe at close | Find, read and cite all.

Timing asteroid occultations by photometry. Text-Book on Spherical Astronomy. Article. Jan ; Astrometry of Single-Chord Occultations: Application to the Triton Event. Evidence that Pluto's atmosphere does not collapse from occultations including the May 04 event.

IcarusWM Grundy, CB Olkin, LA Young, BJ Holler Near-infrared spectral monitoring of Pluto’s ices II: Recent decline of CO and N 2. The 32nd annual meeting of the International Occultation Timing Association was held Saturday and Sunday Julyat the University of Maryland Observatory in College Park, location coincided with the occultation of the asteroid 62 Erato covering a km wide projected path near the meeting site on Tuesday morning J journal article: the june 23 stellar occultation by pluto: airborne and ground observations.

Elliot J.L., Kern S.D. () Pluto’s Atmosphere and a Targeted-Occultation Search for Other Bound KBO Atmospheres.

In: Davies J.K., Barrera L.H. (eds) The First Decadal Review of the Edgeworth-Kuiper by: One source for this information on the Web is a paper published a few years ago, now available from the Astrophysics Data Systems archive, Astrometry of Single-Chord Occultations: Application to the Triton Event by Olkin et al., Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, volumepage ().

See especially the. The International Occultation Timing Association is the primary scientific organization that predicts, observes and analyses lunar and asteroid occultations and solar eclipses. IOTA astronomers have organized teams of observers worldwide to travel to observe grazing occultations of stars by the Moon, eclipses of stars by asteroids and solar.

There are no previous observations of any Franzia occultations listed in the Occult database. This single chord across the asteroid confirms it is at least 19 km in diameter and t he Gaia position of the target star will give high-precision astrometry of the asteroid at the mid-time of the occultation.

The first observed stellar occultations by the irregular satellite Phoebe (Saturn IX) and improved rotational period, MNRAS, VolumeIssue 1, pages Stellar occultations, when a Solar System object passes between us and a star and blocks its light, are eagerly awaited by astronomers as they provide a chance to Cited by: Italian monk, mathematician, and astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi () discovered an unexpected 8th magnitude object in Taurus near Mars and the Pleiades at around p.m.

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Pluto System After New Horizons July 14–18, • Laurel, Maryland Institutional Support Lunar and Planetary Institute Universities Space Research Association Johns Hopkins A. Several other attempts at observing Pluto occultations in July were unfortunately clouded out (see Levine et al., Pasachoff et al., this meeting).Using precise astrometry obtained with the m DuPont telescope and the m Discovery Channel telescope before and after the event, while Pluto and the stars were well-separated, we are able.

Author name code: pasachoff ADS astronomy entries on author:"Pasachoff, Jay M. I have been posting this same collection in Google+ every weekday. Those who read Fraser Cain's G+ already know this.

In any case, I ask that if you want to discuss any of these, please start a separate new thread. FromNovember 7th, There were quite a few good ones today. I skipped some about GeV and Tev looks at Blazars, because I've been over. * * Single positive chord events give ambiguous results Here, a single chord with a miss improves results slightly Two well placed positives give shape and astrometry information 22 chords tell the whole story.

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Bosh, M. Single chord, or average length of closely-spaced chords. Hubbard, W. and Van Flandern, T. The occultation of Beta Scorpii by Jupiter and Io. III. Astrometry. Astron. 77, the information in it to its present form in to provide input for Millis and my chapter in the Asteroids II book that was published in NEAT: a spatial telescope to detect nearby exoplanets using astrometry.

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