A 7 second occultation was recorded by Dave Herald, using a Newtonian Telescope and Watec 910BD camera.
Two misses were recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1 D Herald, Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia 2(M) J Newman, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia 3(M) D Hooper, Officer, Victoria, Australia 4(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed
With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Dave was north or south of the centre line of the event. The DAMIT model has been plotted centred on the observed chord.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 208 ) Lacrimosa By Star UCAC4 371-182653 On 2016-10-20 at 12:12:01.0 _______________________________ Observer Dave Herald Location Murrumbateman Longitude +148:59 Latitude -34:57 Altitude 594 m Datum WGS84 Telescope Newtonian Aperture 40 cm Seeing Slight flickering Clear Camera Type Watec 910BD NTSC/EIA Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 12:11:30.99 Reappearance 12:11:38.13 Comments: Path moved north, and was 25secs early Lightcurve from 00:00:00 to 12:13:11 by Tangra v3.5.9 using AperturePhotometry/AverageBackground.
Analysis by AOTA v188.8.131.52. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8 _______________________________ Observer John Newman Location Canberra, ACT, AU Longitude +149:02 Latitude -35:11 Altitude 657 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak 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 12:13:33 by Tangra v3.6.0 using AperturePhotometry/AverageBackground. Analysis by AOTA v184.108.40.206.
Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8 _______________________________ Observer Dean Hooper Location Officer, VIC, Australia Longitude +145:24 Latitude -38:03 Altitude 67 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 20 cm Seeing Strong flickering Thin cloud < 2 Strong winds Camera Type Watec 910HX PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Miss. Mobile observation. Sheltered from strong winds in the back corner of a fenced vacant house block in a new housing estate.