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OCCULTATION OF TYC 5619-01096-1u BY 1385 Gelria
2012 May 07

A 0.81 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader, using video OSD technique.

View the Personal prediction.

  1    B Loader,Darfield, New Zealand
  2(P) Prediction, Personal  9 May


Gelriaoccultation - 2012 May 07


The circle above is plotted at the expected 20 km diameter of Gelria. 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 Limovie/Tangra light curve of the occultation.

Gelria occultation - 2012 May 07

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 1385 ) Gelria
By Star              TYC 5619-01096-1u
On 2012-05-07  at 15:04:17.0


Observer   B. Loader
Location   Darfield, New Zealand
Longitude  +172:06
Latitude   -43:28
Altitude   210 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   25 cm
Seeing     Slight flickering Thin cloud < 2
Camera Type  WAT120N        PAL/CCIR
Camera Delay 0.17
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  15:04:04.16
Reappearance   15:04:04.97
Comments: Some glare from 97% lit moon about 12 distant.
Occult generated event with maximum duration 1.7 sec.

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