A 4.16 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader, using a video recording setup in the Nelson area while Graeme McKay recorded a 3.6 second occultation from Belenheim.
No other reports were received for this event.
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Observers: 1 B Loader,Nelson, New Zealand 2 G McKay,Blenheim 3(P) Prediction
The two observed chords are consistant with a slightly oval outline for (476) Hedwig.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation of Brian's observation.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation of Graeme's observation.
Observation details for MP ( 476 ) Hedwig By Star UCAC2 19483406 On 2017-02-24 at 16:05:12.0 _______________________________ Observer B. Loader Location Wakefield, Nelson Longitude +173:02 Latitude -41:24 Altitude 62 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 20 cm Seeing Slight flickering Clear Camera Type Watec 910BD AAV-PAL Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 16:05:08.10 Reappearance 16:05:12.26 Comments: Times as obtained from AOTA. OW did not pick up results, so entered by hand. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8 _______________________________ 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 Steady Clear Camera Type Watec 120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 16:05:10.07 Reappearance 16:05:13.63 Comments: Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8