A 10.8 second occultation was recorded by Richard Brown from Clarence Town in northern New South Wales. This is Richards first successful asteroidal occultation observation.
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Observers: 1 R Brown,Clarence Town NSW, AU 2(P) Prediction
The circle above is plotted at the expected 90 km diameter of (709) Fringilla. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Richard was north or south of the central line of the event.
Observation details for MP ( 709 ) Fringilla By Star UCAC4 438-053297 On 2016-04-10 at 10:08:53.0 _______________________________ Observer Richard Brown Location Clarence Town NSW, AU Longitude +151:50 Latitude -32:37 Altitude 80 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 28 cm Seeing Slight flickering Thin cloud 2 Camera Type G-Star PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 10:08:57.49 Reappearance 10:09:08.33 Comments: This is my first report helped by Jacqui Milner.