Eurybates Occultation 2020-09-16

The interactive map below shows our current prediction for the stellar occulation by (3548) Eurybates on 2020 September 16 UT. The prediction is based on a Gaia DR2 position for the star and the v20181130000315 orbit estimate for Eurybates.

Geocentric mid-time of the event is 11:03:10 UT. Star position is RA 01:28:57.8, Dec +04:28:34 (J2000), and its magnitude is 15.52. Eurybates is moving at 13 km/s with respect to the star and its diameter is estimated to be 72 km, so central chords are expected to last 5.5 seconds.

Updated: Dec 06, 2018