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OCCULTATION OF UCAC4 438-053297 BY 709 Fringilla
2016 April 10

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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  1    R Brown,Clarence Town NSW, AU        
  2(P) Prediction


Fringilla occultation__ 2016 April 10


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.

Observational Data:

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.  


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