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OCCULTATION OF UCAC4 273180665 BY 324 Bamberga

A 22 (approx) second occultation was recorded by Dave Herald, using an SCT Telescope and Watec 910BD camera.

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  1    D Herald, Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia 
  2(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed                



Bamberga occultation__ 20170409


The circle above is plotted at the expected diameter of Bamberga. The circle has been plotted centred on the observed chord. Because of the uncertainty in the observation, this cannot be considered a reliable record of the event.

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

Bamberga  occultation__ 20170409

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 324 ) Bamberga
By Star              UCAC4 273180665
On 2017-04-09  at 12:44:23.0


Observer   Dave Herald
Location   Murrumbateman, NSW, Australia
Longitude  +148:59
Latitude   -34:57
Altitude   594 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   40 cm
Seeing     Strong flickering Clear 
Camera Type  Watec 910BD    PAL/CCIR      
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  12:44:09.91
Reappearance   12:44:32.13
Comments: Huge scintillation - uncertainties of ±1.5 and 0.7 secs  Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8


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