Feb09G

February 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

date event elong comments

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1966 Mar 10super conjtn 0 north face exposed

1966 Apr 5.1st crossing . 19 W north to south, morning

1966 Sep 18opposition .. 180 Saturn in Aquarius-Pisces

1966 Oct 262nd crossing . 139 E south to north, all night

1966 Dec 173rd crossing 88 E north to south, evening

1967 Mar 22super conjtn 0 south face exposed

 

1979 Sep 11super conjtn 0 south face exposed

1979 Oct 26. 1st crossing . 29 W south to north, morning

1980 Mar 12. 2nd crossing. 178 W north to south, all night

1980 Mar 15 opposition 180 Saturn in Leo-Virgo

1980 Jul 22 3rd crossing . 52 E south to north, evening

1980 Sep 24 super conjtn 0 north face exposed

 

1995 Mar 5 . super conjtn 0 north face exposed

1995 May 22. 1st crossing 67 W north to south, morning

1995 Aug 11 2nd crossing 144 W south to north, all night

1995 Sep 13. opposition .180 Saturn in Aquarius-Pisces

1996 Feb 11 3rd crossing 31 E north to south, evening

1996 Mar 16 super conjtn 0 outh face exposed

 

2008 Sep 4 super conjtn 0 south face exposed

2009 Mar 9 opposition 180 Saturn in Leo-Virgo

2009 Sep 4 one crossing 12 E south to north, evening

2009 Sep 18 super conjtn 0 north face exposed

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#2

 

C/2007 N3 (Lulin)

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Epoch 2009 Jan. 9.0 TT = JDT 2454840.5

T 2009 Jan. 10.66551 TT

q 1.2125523 Node 338.53392

z +0.0000043 Peri. 136.85390

e 0.9999948 Incl. 178.37278

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Date, 0hUT R. A. (2000) Decl Earth Sun Elong Phase Magn

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2009 02 01 15h14.01-17d10.1 0.941 1.257 81.4 50.8 7.4

2009 02 02 15 10.45 -16 56.4 0.910 1.261 83.3 50.9 7.3

2009 02 03 15 06.61 -16 41.3 0.879 1.266 85.3 50.9 7.2

2009 02 04 15 02.46 -16 24.6 0.848 1.270 87.3 50.8 7.2

2009 02 05 14 57.96 -16 06.1 0.818 1.275 89.5 50.7 7.1

2009 02 06 14 53.08 -15 45.6 0.787 1.280 91.7 50.4 7.1

2009 02 07 14 47.78 -15 22.8 0.757 1.285 94.0 50.0 7.0

2009 02 08 14 42.01 -14 57.3 0.727 1.290 96.5 49.4 6.9

2009 02 09 14 35.72 -14 28.8 0.697 1.295 99.1 48.8 6.8

2009 02 10 14 28.86 -13 56.8 0.668 1.301 101.9 47.9 6.8

2009 02 11 14 21.36 -13 20.8 0.640 1.306 104.8 46.9 6.7

2009 02 12 14 13.16 -12 40.4 0.613 1.312 107.9 45.7 6.6

2009 02 13 14 04.19 -11 54.8 0.586 1.318 111.3 44.3 6.5

2009 02 14 13 54.38 -11 03.3 0.560 1.324 114.8 42.6 6.5

2009 02 15 13 43.65 -10 05.4 0.536 1.330 118.6 40.7 6.4

2009 02 16 13 31.93 -09 00.2 0.513 1.337 122.7 38.4 6.3

2009 02 17 13 19.17 -07 47.2 0.492 1.343 127.1 35.9 6.2

2009 02 18 13 05.32 -06 25.9 0.472 1.350 131.8 33.1 6.2

2009 02 19 12 50.38 -04 56.1 0.455 1.357 136.8 29.9 6.1

2009 02 20 12 34.37 -03 18.0 0.440 1.363 142.2 26.4 6.1

2009 02 21 12 17.35 -01 32.4 0.428 1.370 147.8 22.6 6.0

2009 02 22 11 59.47 +00 19.4 0.419 1.378 153.6 18.6 6.0

2009 02 23 11 40.91 +02 15.2 0.414 1.385 159.7 14.4 6.0

2009 02 24 11 21.89 +04 12.6 0.411 1.392 165.8 10.0 6.0

2009 02 25 11 02.71 +06 08.7 0.413 1.400 171.9 5.7 6.0

2009 02 26 10 43.65 +08 00.8 0.417 1.407 178.0 1.4 6.1

2009 02 27 10 24.98 +09 46.3 0.425 1.415 176.0 2.8 6.2

2009 02 28 10 06.97 +11 23.6 0.436 1.423 170.3 6.7 6.2

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#3

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Pleiades occultation, 2009 Feb 3, New York

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Moon is 62%-63% illum, 104d-105d elong.

Libration is -5.5d lat, -6.1d lon

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EST | event | Alt-Az | cusp | pos

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10:52 | moonrise | 0 058 | -- | --

17:17 | sunset | 66 122 | -- | --

17:46 | civil dusk | 70 143 | -- | --

18:19 | nautical dusk | 73 165 | -- | --

18:38 | Moon transits | 74 180 | -- | --

21:19 | Taygeta immersionn | 54 256 | +43S | 126

21:24 | 18 Tau immersion | 53 257 | +52N | 40

21:36 | Asterope immersn | 51 259 | +59S | 109

22:04 | Maia near miss | 45 265 | - 5S | 174

22:13 | Taygeta emersion | 44 266 | -52S | 221

00:00 | Feb 3 -> feb 4 | 25 282 | -- | --

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#4

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Bayer ltr | beta Geminorum

Flamsteed | 78 Geminorum

name | Pollux

HD number | 62509

RA (2000) | 07h45.3m

de (2000) | +28d02m

app mag | +1.2

distance | 34 LY

Sun magn | +4.9

M*sin(I) | 2.9 Jupiter

SemiMaj A | 1.69 AU

period | 589.6 days

excenty | 0.02

year | 2006 announced

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