A 0.81 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader, using video OSD technique.
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Observers: 1 B Loader,Darfield, New Zealand 2(P) Prediction, Personal 9 May
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.
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.