A 5 second occultation was recorded by Steve Kerr, using a Refractor Telescope and Watec 910BD camera.
One miss was recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1 S Kerr, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia 2(M) A Pearce, Perth, Western Australia, Australia 3(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed
The circle above is plotted at the expected diameter of Leonora. It appears from the miss that the centre line of the event was north of Steve's position, in turn north of the predicted path. The circle has been plotted to fit the observed chord.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 696 ) Leonora By Star TYC 5212-00403-1 On 2016-11-14 at 12:11:13.0 _______________________________ Observer Stephen Kerr Location Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Longitude +150:30 Latitude -23:16 Altitude 50 m Datum WGS84 Telescope Refractor Aperture 8 cm Seeing Slight flickering Tree tops Camera Type Watec 910BD PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 12:11:06.71 Reappearance 12:11:11.50 Comments: Some tree limbs in field but not impacting occulted star or comparisons. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8 _______________________________ Observer Andrew Pearce Location Perth, W.Australia Longitude +115:48 Latitude -31:59 Altitude 24 m Datum Telescope Newtonian Aperture 20 cm Seeing Steady Clear Bright moon Camera Type Visual NTSC/EIA Camera Delay Timing other Visual, no PE applied Missed Comments: Timing was based on the Timestamp app for the iPhone (accuracy +/-0.1s). Position was determined using the Raw GPS app for the iPhone. Despite full moon, star was easily visible