A 4.6 second occultation was recorded by Diana Watson, using visual technique.
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Observers: 1 D Watson,Thornton near Whakatane, NZ 2(P) Prediction, Nov 27
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.
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!