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Thread: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

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    Default Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening



    Just a reminder of this event. See most recent S & T weekly online article. Hopefully clear skies.
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    Default Re: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

    And a heads up (or down?) that latest predictions have the track moved eastwards so that the track misses the US completely. See S and T mag.

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    Default Re: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

    Occultation is a synonym for cloud cover, and that would be the case here regardless.

    Thanks for the heads up, though, Allen.
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    Default Re: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

    link to the article with the updated track
    https://www.skyandtelescope.com/obse...ius-disappear/

    Would be very cool to see.....
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    Default Re: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

    Thanks for the notice Allen. I was not aware of this event.
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    Default Re: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

    thanks. Just read an article that now says can be seen from central U.S. Maybe the clouds in California will occult it for us.
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    Default Re: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

    The S&T article has links showing that this will be much further east and not be visible from the US now.

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    Default Re: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

    ... and no longer from Canada either. The original occultation had its narrow path running straight through Winnipeg (my home), but now it looks like I will need to catch a flight to Ft Lauderdale and a connection to the Turks and Caicos to see this thing.
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    Default Re: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

    Been looking for links to images captured of this event. Anyone find anything yet?
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    Default Re: Occultation of Sirius this Monday evening

    Given the revised track, it is unlikely that anyone anywhere saw it.
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