A 3.4 second occultation was recorded by Dean Hooper, using an SCT Telescope and Watec 910HX camera.
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Observers: 1 D Hooper, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed
The circle above is plotted at the expected diameter of Princetonia. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Dean was north or south of the central line of the event. The circle has been plotted on the observed chord. The event appears to be north of the predicted path.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 508 ) Princetonia By Star UCAC2 18467396 On 2016-05-23 at 16:33:25.0 _______________________________ Observer Dean Hooper Location Melbourne, VIC. Australia Longitude +145:05 Latitude -37:59 Altitude 10 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 24 cm Seeing Slight flickering Broken cloud Camera Type Watec 910HX PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 16:33:05.28 Reappearance 16:33:08.68 Comments: Occultation was 20 secs earlier than predicted. Light curve generation Tangra v22.214.171.124. Time analysis AOTA v126.96.36.199 Recording was affected by fast moving intermittent thin cloud.
Clear event. Lightcurve normalised on nearby comparison star.