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OCCULTATION OF UCAC2 38252192 BY 213 Lilaea
2012 January 05

A 4.6 second occultation was recorded by Diana Watson, using visual technique.

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  1    D Watson,Thornton near Whakatane, NZ
  2(P) Prediction, Nov 27


Lilaea occultation - 2012 January 05


The circle above is plotted at the expected 76 km diameter of Lilaea. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Diana was north or south of the central line of the event.

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP (213) Lilaea
By Star              UCAC2 38252192
On 2012-01-05  at 13:19:07.0


Observer   Diana Watson
Location   Thornton near Whakatane, NZ
Longitude  +176:51
Latitude   -37:55
Altitude   3 m
Datum      Other
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture  20 cm
Seeing     Steady Clear
Camera Type
Camera Delay
Timing     Tape Recorder + time signal Visual, no PE applied
Disappearance  13:19:03.40
Reappearance   13:19:08.00
Comments: Moonlight, Moon near horizon.
Timing when star completely gone and when star seemed to be at full brightness.
Feel star took about 2 seconds to fully brighten and that the timimgs are not as accurate as they should be!

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