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OCCULTATION OF UCAC2 18025815 BY 1424 Sundmania
2013 June 07

A 3.6 second occultation was recorded by Jonathan Bradshaw, using video OSD technique.

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  1    J Bradshaw,ord Valley, Qld, Australia
  2(P) Prediction, May 14


Sundmania occultation - 2013 June 07


The circle above is plotted at the expected 73 km diameter of Sundmania. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Jonathan was north or south of the central line of the event.

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

Sundmania occultation - 2013 June 07

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 1424 ) Sundmania
By Star              UCAC2 18025815
On 2013-06-07  at 18:06:02.0


Observer   Jonathan Bradshaw
Location   Samford Valley, Qld, Australia
Longitude  +152:50
Latitude   -27:22
Altitude   80 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   36 cm
Seeing     Steady Broken cloud
Camera Type  G-Star         PAL/CCIR
Camera Delay 0.11
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  18:05:56.36
Reappearance   18:05:59.96
Comments: A 12 mag event - using 12x (6 frame) integration due to potential loss
by intermittent clouds I have subtracted 120ms which is my estimate of the camera lag,
so the margin of error may be as high as +/- 120ms
Moments after, the clouds rolled over
 Video of event 


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