An 8 second occultation was recorded by Jonathan Bradshaw, using an SCT telescope and Watec 910BD camera.
Two misses were recorded for this event.
There was no updated prediction for this event.
Observers: 1 J Bradshaw, Samford Valley, Queensland, Australia 2(M) D Herald, Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia 3(M) J Newman, Flynn, Australian Capital Territory, Australia 4(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed
The circle above is plotted at the expected diameter of 2002VE95. The length of the observed chord suggests that if the expected diameter is accurate, then Jonathan was very close to the central line of the event. The circle has been plotted on the observed chord.
The misses were well to the south of the event.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 55638 ) 2002 VE95 By Star UCAC4 491-013877 On 2015-12-03 at 12:29:24.0 _______________________________ Observer Jonathan Bradshaw Location Samford Valley, Qld, Australia Longitude +152:50 Latitude -27:22 Altitude 80 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 36 cm Seeing Steady Broken cloud Camera Type Watec 910BD PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 12:30:04.52 Reappearance 12:30:16.60 Comments: 1st outing for TACOS-BD #19. Using long integration due to intermittent high cloud, but clear during event. Analysed with AOTA _______________________________ Observer Dave Herald Location Murrumbateman Longitude +148:59 Latitude -34:57 Altitude 594 m Datum WGS84 Telescope Newtonian Aperture 40 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type Watec 910BD PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Lightcurve from 00:00:00 to 12:31:59 by Tangra v3.5.2 using AperturePhotometry/AverageBackground. Analysis by AOTA v184.108.40.206. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8 _______________________________ Observer John Newman Location Flynn, ACT, AU Longitude +149:02 Latitude -35:11 Altitude 657 m Datum WGS84 Telescope other - specify below Aperture 41 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type Watec 910BD PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8