Best Worldwide Asteroid Occultation Events for the Year

This list now has two sections: Priority events and Best events. The Priority events have high scientific value but may be more difficult to observe. The Best events all have excellent path certainty and reasonably bright stars.

PRIORITY EVENTS:

2021 Jan 05: (13) Egeria / HIP 25974 (m7.9) 0.18 pw uncertainty SW Asia, Europe

2021 Jan 14: (41) Daphne / TYC 0146-00231-1 (m9.7) 0.16 pw uncertainty N Australia

2021 Feb 25: (45) Eugenia / TYC 0640-00901-1 (m11.6) 0.18 pw uncertainty Europe, Russia

2021 Mar 27: (93) Minerva / UCAC4 497-055971 (m11.7) 0.27 pw uncertainty W USA, Japan (twilight)

2021 May 09: (617) Patroclus / TYC 6791-00878-1 (m11.5) 0.26 pw uncertainty USA, Mexico

2021 Sep 20: (762) Pulcova / HIP 34733 (m7.1) 0.41 pw uncertainty SE USA, Mexico

2021 Oct 29: (6) Hebe / TYC 6892-00307-1 (m9.7) 0.14 pw uncertainty USA, Mexico

2021 Dec 14: (22) Kalliope / TYC 2441-00670-1 (m10.7) 0.25 pw uncertainty E USA, W Canada

BEST EVENTS:

2021 Jan 07: (10) Hygeia / TYC 1394-01513-1 (m10.3) 0.08 pw uncertainty E Australia

2021 Jan 10: (409) Aspasia / HIP 55745 (m8.6) 0.14 pw uncertainty E Australia, New Guinea

2021 Jan 31: (94) Aurora / TYC 1959-00941-1 (m9.7) 0.24 pw uncertainty Caribbean, Mexico

2021 Feb 13: (48) Doris / TYC 6270-00100-1 (m9.6) 0.20 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2021 Mar 04: (156) Xanthippe / TYC 1298-00326-1 (m9.3) 0.30 pw uncertainty Japan, E Russia

2021 Mar 18: (8) Flora / HIP 19975 (m7.2) 0.20 pw uncertainty SW USA

2021 Mar 23: (5) Astraea / TYC 6268-00620-1 (m8.6) 0.28 pw uncertainty New Zealand, SE Australia

2021 May 19: (18) Melpomene / TYC 1401-00444-1 (m10.8) 0.21 pw uncertainty Europe

2021 Jun 04: (12) Victoria / TYC 5755-00569-1 (m9.5) 0.13 pw uncertainty Hawaii

2021 Jun 08: (12) Victoria / TYC 5189-00339-1 (m9.4) 0.12 pw uncertainty Europe, Africa, Brazil

2021 Jun 15: (433) Eros / TYC 7889-00601-1 (m8.8) 0.09 pw uncertainty N Australia, Arabia

2021 Jun 25: (476) Hedwig / HIP 74149 (m7.6) 0.21 pw uncertainty W Australia, SE Asia

2021 Jul 05: (476) Hedwig / TYC 6769-00672-1 (m11.0) 0.23 pw uncertainty Australia

2021 Jul 26: (6) Hebe / HIP 95949 (m8.2) 0.14 pw uncertainty USA, Canada

2021 Aug 14: (236) Honoria / TYC 5728-02139-1 (m10.7) 0.54 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2021 Aug 20: (354) Eleonora / TYC 5735-01293-1 (m9.5) 0.21 pw uncertainty NE Australia

2021 Aug 30: (790) Pretoria / TYC 0488-02009-1 (m9.9) 0.25 pw uncertainty Australia

2021 Sep 07: (191) Kolga / HIP 3957 (m8.7) 0.11 pw uncertainty SW USA

2021 Sep 27: (40) Harmonia / TYC 4676-00442-1 (m10.0) 0.24 pw uncertainty Japan, China

2021 Oct 08: (7) Iris / TYC 1909-01888-1 (m9.9) 0.11 pw uncertainty Russia, Scandanavia, UK

2021 Oct 12: (2) Pallas / TYC 5240-00433-1 (m9.2) 0.06 pw uncertainty Europe, W Africa

2021 Dec 03: (200) Dynamene / HIP 53071 (m8.5) 0.26 pw uncertainty USA

2021 Dec 28: (532) Herculina / HIP 533 (m8.9) 0.15 pw uncertainty Europe, N Africa