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OCCULTATION OF UCAC4 338 019286 BY 419 Aurelia
2017 February 10


A 2.5 second occultation was recorded by Graeme McKay from Blenheim, using a video recording setup.

No other observations were reported for this event.

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Observers:
  1(M) S Kerr,Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
  2    D Dunham,Aileron, NT, Australia      
  3(M) D Dunham,Taylor Creek, NT, Australia 
  4(M) R Williamson,Connellon, NT, Australia
  5(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed                

         



       

Aurelia occultation__ 2017 February 10

Discussion:

The circle above is plotted at the expected 129 km diameter of Aurelia. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Graeme was north or south of the central line of the event. the circle has been plotted on the observed chord .

The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.

Aurelia  occultation__ 2017 February 10

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 419 ) Aurelia
By Star              UCAC4 338119286
On 2017-02-10  at 16:17:40.0

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Observer   Graeme McKay
Location   Blenheim
Longitude  +173:57
Latitude   -41:32
Altitude   18 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   28 cm
Seeing     Slight flickering Clear Bright Moon and low mag drop
Camera Type  Watec 120N+    PAL/CCIR      
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  16:17:41.34
Reappearance   16:17:43.90
Comments:   Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8

        

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