Maps of Potential Observing Stations and Finder Charts

 

Bruno Sicardy has updated his web page The possible Varuna stellar occultation of 6/7 December 2008  with a map of potential observing sites near and inside the predicted path (path update Nov 29, Rio Group):

 

Potential Observing Sites

 

and according to the update by Raoul Brehrend (Nov 27):

 

Potential Observing Sites (Update R. Behrend, Nov 27)

 

 

 

A finder chart of the target star from Bruno’s webpage (DSS2.365 at 645nm, 13.05′ x 12.35′):

 

Finder Chart (13.05′ x 12.35′)

 

Additional to these maps you can find more finder charts for this occultation with different fields of view on the same web page:

 

20 deg

 

5 deg

 

1.5 deg

 

30 min

 

10 min

 

 

Less than 5 days to go…

 

Oliver

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