A 10.14 second occultation was recorded by William Hanna, using Video OSD technique.
One clearly observed miss was recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1(M) D Herald,Murrumbateman, NSW,AU 2 W Hanna,Alice Springs, Australia 3(P) Prediction, 16 March
The circle above is plotted at the expected 161 km diameter of Pretoria. With one chord and a contraining miss we can be sure that the path of Pretoria was north of the predicted line.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 790 ) Pretoria By Star TYC 6069-01098-1 On 2013-03-20 at 11:35:06.0 _______________________________ Observer Dave Herald Location Murrumbateman, NSW Longitude +148:59 Latitude -34:57 Altitude 594 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 40 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay 0.05 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.7 _______________________________ Observer William Hanna Location Alice Springs, Australia Longitude +133:53 Latitude -23:42 Altitude 581 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 20 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ NTSC/EIA Camera Delay 0.29 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 11:35:02.22 Reappearance 11:35:12.36 Comments: StellaCam 3 (Peltier-cooled WAT120N+) used. Clear and calm. Air temperature 28 C.