A 2.4 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader from Darfield on the South Island of New Zealand. No other reports were received for this event.
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Observers: 1 B Loader,Darfield 2(P) Prediction
The circle above is plotted at the expected 102 km diameter of Luscinia. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Brian was north or south of the central line of the even so the circle has been plotted on the observed chord .
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 713 ) Luscinia By Star TYC 0773-00988-1 On 2016-04-27 at 09:31:07.0 _______________________________ Observer B. Loader Location Darfield Longitude +172:06 Latitude -43:28 Altitude 210 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 20 cm Seeing Strong flickering Clear Camera Type WAT910BD AAV-PAL Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 09:30:56.44 Reappearance 09:30:58.88 Comments: Lightcurve from 09:30:08 to 09:32:07 by Tangra v3.5.6 using AperturePhotometry/AverageBackground. Analysis by AOTA v126.96.36.199. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8