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OCCULTATION OF UCAC2 38908472 BY 690 Wratislavia

A 21 second occultation was recorded by Diana Watson, using an SCT and visual observation.

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  1    D Watson, Thornton, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
  2(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed                



Wratislavia occultation__ 20150905


With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Diana was north or south of the central line of the event. The observation is a good match to the prediction.

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 690 ) Wratislavia
By Star              UCAC2 38908472
On 2015-09-05  at 12:53:48.0


Observer   Diana Watson
Location   Thornton near Whakatane, NZ
Longitude  +176:51
Latitude   -37:55
Altitude   3 m
Datum      Other
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture  200 cm
Seeing     Slight flickering Clear other - list in comments
Camera Type  Visual         Other         
Camera Delay 
Timing     Tape Recorder + time signal Visual, no PE applied
Disappearance  12:53:39.00
Reappearance   12:54:01.00
Comments: moisture in air, seeing only fair. Did not see star dim or brighten but was absent for about 21 seconds, not an accurate timing.  

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