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OCCULTATION OF UCAC2 30370169 BY 12 Victoria
2013 February 28

A 3.8 second occultation was recorded by Bill Allen, using video OSD technique.

One clearly observed miss was recorded for this event.

View the updated prediction.

  1    B Allen,Blenheim, NZ
  2(M) J Talbot,Waikanae Beach, NZ
  3(P) Prediction, 27 Jan


Victoria occultation -2013 February 28


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.

Victoria occultation -2013 February 28

Observational Data:

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


Comments: Calm, hole in the clouds, on Target,No event seen
Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.7


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