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:

2018 Jan 01: (59) Elpis / TYC 0702-02653-1 (m11.5) 0.10 pw uncertainty Hawaii, Japan, China, SW Asia

2018 Jan 13: (8) Flora / TYC 1341-00957-1 (m8.1) 0.07 pw uncertainty China, Russia, Europe

2018 Jan 23: (96) Aegle / TYC 6737-00477-1 (m10.5) 0.25 pw uncertainty Venezuela, Caribbean, USA

2018 Feb 17: (20) Massalia / TYC 1308-01348-1 (m9.2) 0.05 pw uncertainty S Canada, N USA

2018 Feb 23: (211) Isolda / HIP 19146 (m8.5) 0.11 pw uncertainty SW Asia, Europe

2018 Mar 14: (51) Nemausa / TYC 0251-01227-1 (m11.5) 0.11 pw uncertainty E USA, Canada

2018 Mar 14: (7) Iris / TYC 1259-00866-1 (m10.7) 0.04 pw uncertainty SW Asia, Europe

2018 Mar 26: (88) Thisbe / 2UCAC 22575788 (m12.0) 0.05 pw uncertainty W USA

2018 Mar 30: (96) Aegle / TYC 7293-00101-1 (m11.7) 0.11 pw uncertainty S Australia

2018 Mar 31: (51) Nemausa / TYC 0830-00933-1 (m10.1) 0.11 pw uncertainty Japan

2018 Apr 21: (130) Elektra / TYC 0408-00029-1 (m11.6) 0.17 pw uncertainty Africa, Europe

2018 Apr 29: (20) Massalia / TYC 1357-02401-1 (m10.2) 0.12 pw uncertainty SE USA

2018 May 03: (88) Thisbe / 2UCAC 23759066 (m11.1) 0.04 pw uncertainty S Australia

2018 May 09: (1284) Latvia / UCAC4-276-082340 (m11.2) 0.53 pw uncertainty Australia

2018 Jul 05: (52) Europa / TYC 6318-01656-1 (m10.6) 0.05 pw uncertainty Europe, Central America

2018 Jul 08: (29) Amphitrite / TYC 7365-00279-1 (m10.9) 0.07 pw uncertainty Australia

2018 Jul 26: (476) Hedwig / TYC 1769-01181-1 (m11.9) 0.16 pw uncertainty Europe, Africa

2018 Aug 23: (52) Europa / TYC 6306-01650-1 (m11.1) 0.06 pw uncertainty W USA, Canada

2018 Aug 29: (611) Valeria / TYC 5126-04083-1 (m10.2) 0.67 pw uncertainty SW USA, Mexico

2018 Sep 13: (216) Kleopatra / TYC 1329-01482-1 (m9.4) 0.09 pw uncertainty Russia, Europe

2018 Sep 21: (216) Kleopatra / UCAC4-522-032397 (m11.2) 0.35 pw uncertainty SE USA

2018 Sep 24: (216) Kleopatra / TYC 0760-02264-1 (m10.9) 0.15 pw uncertainty Russia, Europe

2018 Oct 07: (611) Valeria / 2UCAC 28430950 (m11.5) 0.47 pw uncertainty E USA, SE Canada

2018 Oct 28: (216) Kleopatra / TYC 0765-00506-1 (m11.1) 0.13 pw uncertainty E USA, Canada

2018 Nov 06: (476) Hedwig / TYC 1764-01389-1 (m10.6) 0.15 pw uncertainty E Australia

2018 Nov 19: (532) Herculina / TYC 1406-00728-1 (m9.1) 0.06 pw uncertainty N Australia

2018 Dec 07: (216) Kleopatra / TYC 0183-02277-1 (m11.1) 0.10 pw uncertainty Europe, Venezeula

2018 Dec 19: (59) Elpis / TYC 4939-00308-1 (m9.3) 0.11 pw uncertainty NE USA, Canada

BEST EVENTS:

2018 Jan 04: (788) Hohensteina / HIP 39882 (m9.3) 0.18 pw uncertainty China, SW Asia, Europe

2018 Jan 08: (308) Polyxo / TYC 0805-00397-1 (m10.1) 0.10 pw uncertainty New Zealand, S Australia

2018 Jan 09: (138) Tolosa / TYC 1869-00408-1 (m8.8) 0.29 pw uncertainty Europe, W Canada

2018 Jan 10: (372) Palma / TYC 3764-02615-1 (m10.1) 0.08 pw uncertainty Russia, Europe, Brazil

2018 Jan 12: (464) Megaira / TYC 1310-00528-1 (m8.9) 0.29 pw uncertainty Africa, Europe, SE Canada

2018 Jan 22: (895) Helio / TYC 1751-01956-1 (m10.3) 0.18 pw uncertainty USA

2018 Jan 30: (372) Palma / TYC 3378-00748-1 (m10.8) 0.13 pw uncertainty Europe, SE Canada, SE USA, Central America

2018 Feb 03: (914) Palisana / TYC 6041-00520-1 (m10.8) 0.24 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2018 Feb 16: (57) Mnemosyne / TYC 0181-01123-1 (m9.7) 0.27 pw uncertainty Venezuela, Mexico, USA, W Canada

2018 Feb 18: (369) Aeria / HIP 84012 (m3.0) 0.43 pw uncertainty New Zealand, Australia

2018 Feb 19: (978) Aidamina / TYC 6088-01506-1 (m9.5) 0.38 pw uncertainty Africa, USA

2018 Feb 21: (50) Virginia / 2UCAC 38752451 (m11.2) 0.16 pw uncertainty S USA, Mexico

2018 Feb 21: (74) Galatea / TYC 5549-00217-1 (m9.9) 0.24 pw uncertainty Japan, China

2018 Feb 22: (1032) Pafuri / HIP 73007 (m7.6) 0.41 pw uncertainty Russia, Europe

2018 Feb 23: (129) Antigone / HIP 22583 (m9.8) 0.11 pw uncertainty Russia, Europe

2018 Feb 28: (1639) Bower / TYC 1209-01044-1 (m9.9) 0.48 pw uncertainty E USA

2018 Feb 28: (144) Vibilia / TYC 6844-02016-1 (m9.3) 0.12 pw uncertainty N Australia

2018 Mar 03: (377) Campania / TYC 1267-01186-1 (m9.7) 0.18 pw uncertainty SE Canada, N USA

2018 Mar 18: (444) Gyptis / TYC 0796-01090-1 (m9.4) 0.15 pw uncertainty Canada, USA, Central America, Peru, Argentina

2018 Mar 19: (814) Tauris / TYC 2521-00170-1 (m9.2) 0.26 pw uncertainty USA

2018 Mar 19: (92) Undina / TYC 1848-00348-1 (m10.1) 0.13 pw uncertainty Japan, China

2018 Mar 21: (444) Gyptis / TYC 0796-01110-1 (m9.2) 0.16 pw uncertainty E Russia, Japan, New Guinea

2018 Mar 25: (442) Eichsfeldia / TYC 5581-00202-1 (m8.6) 0.42 pw uncertainty Australia, China

2018 Mar 30: (348) May / 2UCAC 24402018 (m10.9) 0.18 pw uncertainty USA, S Canada

2018 Apr 01: (146) Lucina / TYC 0901-01051-1 (m11.0) 0.17 pw uncertainty Arabia, Africa, Europe, SE Canada

2018 Apr 02: (313) Chaldaea / TYC 5610-00869-1 (m10.7) 0.24 pw uncertainty Canada, USA, Central America, Peru, Chile, Argentina

2018 Apr 21: (472) Roma / TYC 0369-00990-1 (m9.7) 0.49 pw uncertainty New Zealand, Australia

2018 Apr 23: (142) Polana / HIP 43058 (m8.8) 0.33 pw uncertainty Australia

2018 Apr 23: (34) Circe / TYC 4972-00812-1 (m10.4) 0.21 pw uncertainty Japan, China, Russia

2018 Apr 26: (1467) Mashona / TYC 8303-00610-1 (m9.4) 0.24 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2018 Apr 29: (598) Octavia / TYC 6369-00815-1 (m10.8) 0.22 pw uncertainty S Australia

2018 May 06: (50) Virginia / TYC 1356-00370-1 (m9.9) 0.19 pw uncertainty E USA, SE Canada

2018 May 06: (34) Circe / TYC 4972-00102-1 (m11.4) 0.21 pw uncertainty USA, Canada

2018 May 12: (326) Tamara / TYC 2934-01541-1 (m9.6) 0.27 pw uncertainty USA

2018 May 31: (148) Gallia / TYC 5228-00530-1 (m10.4) 0.15 pw uncertainty New Zealand, SE Australia

2018 Jun 02: (348) May / HIP 85023 (m8.1) 0.15 pw uncertainty Australia

2018 Jun 04: (100) Hekate / TYC 1387-00270-1 (m9.8) 0.27 pw uncertainty W USA

2018 Jun 14: (168) Sibylla / HIP 99733 (m8.9) 0.17 pw uncertainty S USA, Mexico

2018 Jun 24: (739) Mandeville / TYC 0419-01405-1 (m10.0) 0.19 pw uncertainty SE USA

2018 Jun 24: (119) Althaea / 2UCAC 27378992 (m11.4) 0.24 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2018 Jul 14: (1015) Christa / TYC 6304-01603-1 (m9.3) 0.26 pw uncertainty W USA, Canada

2018 Jul 14: (483) Seppina / TYC 0468-03214-1 (m9.7) 0.29 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2018 Jul 16: (38) Leda / TYC 1783-00572-1 (m10.0) 0.13 pw uncertainty SE USA, Mexico

2018 Jul 20: (86) Semele / HIP 106876 (m7.3) 0.18 pw uncertainty New Zealand

2018 Jul 27: (26) Proserpina / TYC 6871-00165-1 (m9.1) 0.15 pw uncertainty N Australia

2018 Jul 31: (539) Pamina / TYC 1804-00682-1 (m9.1) 0.33 pw uncertainty Europe

2018 Aug 03: (26) Proserpina / 2UCAC 20257740 (m11.4) 0.14 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2018 Aug 09: (198) Ampella / TYC 6267-01221-1 (m9.2) 0.36 pw uncertainty Australia

2018 Sep 02: (524) Fidelio / HIP 27092 (m8.9) 0.24 pw uncertainty Canada, USA

2018 Sep 03: (382) Dodona / HIP 7288 (m8.9) 0.46 pw uncertainty S Australia, New Zealand

2018 Sep 08: (654) Zelinda / HIP 7594 (m8.3) 0.11 pw uncertainty Arabia, Europe

2018 Sep 12: (416) Vaticana / HIP 1160 (m9.7) 0.22 pw uncertainty Japan, China

2018 Sep 15: (144) Vibilia / TYC 6867-01388-1 (m11.1) 0.11 pw uncertainty SE Canada, USA, Mexico

2018 Sep 16: (80) Sappho / HIP 24403 (m7.2) 0.10 pw uncertainty SE Canada, USA

2018 Sep 26: (433) Eros / HIP 17681 (m7.1) 0.40 pw uncertainty Japan

2018 Oct 02: (213) Lilaea / TYC 6844-02124-1 (m9.8) 0.22 pw uncertainty USA

2018 Oct 02: (43) Ariadne / TYC 0619-00701-1 (m10.5) 0.13 pw uncertainty Canada, USA

2018 Oct 13: (578) Happelia / TYC 6886-02239-1 (m10.3) 0.24 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2018 Oct 13: (86) Semele / 2UCAC 22816002 (m11.3) 0.18 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2018 Oct 20: (449) Hamburga / TYC 1374-01557-1 (m10.4) 0.19 pw uncertainty Japan, China

2018 Oct 31: (164) Eva / TYC 1920-01735-1 (m9.4) 0.21 pw uncertainty UK, Brazil

2018 Nov 03: (602) Marianna / 2UCAC 47284751 (m10.2) 0.17 pw uncertainty Africa, SE USA, Mexico

2018 Nov 05: (585) Bilkis / TYC 0657-00030-1 (m9.1) 0.34 pw uncertainty Canada, W USA

2018 Nov 09: (663) Gerlinde / TYC 0177-00385-1 (m9.7) 0.44 pw uncertainty E Canada, E USA, Venezuela

2018 Nov 17: (148) Gallia / TYC 6958-01250-1 (m10.0) 0.16 pw uncertainty Canada, USA, Mexico

2018 Nov 18: (38) Leda / TYC 2373-01454-1 (m10.7) 0.13 pw uncertainty Europe, E Canada, USA

2018 Nov 22: (95) Arethusa / TYC 0772-01433-1 (m11.3) 0.23 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2018 Nov 23: (804) Hispania / TYC 3361-00502-1 (m10.3) 0.16 pw uncertainty Japan, China

2018 Nov 25: (1428) Mombasa / TYC 4728-00055-1 (m10.3) 0.21 pw uncertainty New Zealand, S Australia

2018 Nov 25: (776) Berbericia / TYC 1882-00689-1 (m10.6) 0.20 pw uncertainty Japan, E Russia

2018 Dec 05: (1585) Union / TYC 4885-01431-1 (m9.8) 0.43 pw uncertainty SE Australia

2018 Dec 06: (58) Concordia / TYC 1344-01447-1 (m9.7) 0.19 pw uncertainty N Australia

2018 Dec 08: (488) Kreusa / TYC 1433-00454-1 (m11.2) 0.17 pw uncertainty SE Canada, USA

2018 Dec 10: (479) Caprera / HIP 33753 (m7.7) 0.22 pw uncertainty Japan, China, Russia, Europe

2018 Dec 16: (663) Gerlinde / TYC 0168-00862-1 (m9.7) 0.22 pw uncertainty SE Canada, USA, Mexico

2018 Dec 24: (524) Fidelio / TYC 2430-00580-1 (m9.9) 0.24 pw uncertainty China, SW Asia, Europe

2018 Dec 25: (365) Corduba / TYC 0210-00697-1 (m10.1) 0.20 pw uncertainty SW Canada, NW USA, Japan, China