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OCCULTATION OF UCAC4 353_096161 BY 403 Cyane
2013 June 06

A 2.9 second occultation was recorded by Graeme McKay, using video OSD technique.

View the TT14 prediction.

  1    G McKay,Blenheim, New Zealand
  2(P) Prediction, TT14 , May 29


Cyane occultation - 2013 June 06


The circle above is plotted at the expected 43 km diameter of Cyane. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Graeme was north or south of the central line of the event.

The figure below shows the Limovie/Tangra light curve of the occultation.

Cyane occultation - 2013 June 06

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 403 ) Cyane
By Star              UCAC4 353-096161
On 2013-06-06  at 14:17:17.0


Observer   Graeme McKay
Location   Blenheim, New Zealand
Longitude  +173:57
Latitude   -41:32
Altitude   18 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   28 cm
Seeing     Steady Clear
Camera Type  WAT120N+       PAL/CCIR
Camera Delay 0.19
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  14:17:20.82
Reappearance   14:17:23.71
Comments: Easily discernable event. Asteroid observing approaching and passing target star.


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