A 4.37 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader, using Video OSD technique.
Brian was in the 2 sigma prediction zone. Five other observers nearer the predicted path had registered for this event but were clouded out.
View the TT14 prediction.
Observers: 1 B Loader,Darfield,NZ 2(P) Prediction, TT14 28 Dec
The circle above is plotted at the expected 60 km diameter of Lameia. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Brian was north or south of the central line of the event.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 248 ) Lameia By Star TYC 1307-00358-1 On 2012-01-23 at 10:12:28.0 _______________________________ Observer B. Loader Location Darfield,NZ Longitude +172:06 Latitude -43:28 Altitude 210 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 25 cm Seeing Slight flickering Clear Camera Type WAT120N PAL/CCIR Camera Delay 0.09 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 10:12:30.04 Reappearance 10:12:34.41 Comments: Field finally cleared ca 3 minutes before event. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.6