A 5.8 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader, using Video OSD technique.
One clearly observed miss was recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1(M) J Talbot,Waikanae Beach, NZ 2 B Loader,Darfield,NZ 3(P) Prediction, 13 June
The circle above is plotted at the expected 139 km diameter of Nuwa. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Brian was north or south of the central line of the event.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 150 ) Nuwa By Star UCAC2 23913136 On 2013-06-26 at 12:00:26.0 _______________________________ Observer John Talbot Location Waikanae Beach, NZ Longitude +175:01 Latitude -40:51 Altitude 5 m Datum WGS84 Telescope Newtonian Aperture 25 cm Seeing Slight flickering Broken cloud Camera Type WAT120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay 0.11 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Clear, calm, on target, 86% Full moon - d efinite miss First event observed with WATEC (tahnks Dave G) - Interesting dip at 12:00:36 but affects all stars, so must be cloud. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.7 _______________________________ Observer B. Loader Location Darfield,NZ Longitude +172:06 Latitude -43:28 Altitude 210 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 25 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay 0.19 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 12:00:48.26 Reappearance 12:00:54.03 Comments: Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.7