A 1.5 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
With only one chord, it is not possible to tell if Dean 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 ( 270 ) Anahita By Star UCAC4 333-177015 On 2017-03-26 at 19:04:06.0 _______________________________ 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 28 cm Seeing Slight flickering Clear Windy Camera Type Watec 910HX PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 19:04:06.84 Reappearance 19:04:07.32 Comments: Light curve generation Tangra v3.6.7. Time analysis AOTA v22.214.171.124 This event occured 12 minutes before the 250 Bettina positive!
Nice globular cluster (NGC 6642) in same field.