A 3.8 second occultation was recorded by Bill Allen, using video OSD technique.
One clearly observed miss was recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1 B Allen,Blenheim, NZ 2(M) J Talbot,Waikanae Beach, NZ 3(P) Prediction, 27 Jan
The circle above is plotted at the expected 131 km diameter of Victoria. With one chord and a constraining miss we can be sure that Bill was north of the central line of the event.
The figure below shows the Tangra measured light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 12 ) Victoria By Star UCAC2 30370169 On 2013-02-28 at 12:21:00.0 _______________________________ Observer Bill Allen Location Blenheim, NZ Longitude +173:50 Latitude -41:29 Altitude 38 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 40 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ Slow5 Camera Delay 0.35 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 12:21:12.80 Reappearance 12:21:16.60 Comments: Datum NZ1949 (topographical map) Moon up and near full. _______________________________ Observer John Talbot Location Waikanae Beach, NZ Longitude +175:01 Latitude -40:51 Altitude 5 m Datum WGS84 Telescope Newtonian Aperture 25 cm Seeing Steady Broken cloud Camera Type KPC-350BH PAL/CCIR Camera Delay 0 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Calm, hole in the clouds, on Target,No event seen Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.7