A 2.9 second occultation was recorded by Diana Watson, using visual technique.
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Observers: 1 D Watson,Thornton near Whakatane, NZ 2(P) Prediction, 27 July
The circle above is plotted at the expected 100 km diameter of Cava. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Diana was north or south of the central line of the event.
Observation details for MP (505) Cava By Star TYC 0676-01065-1 On 2013-09-02 at 15:35:06.0 _______________________________ Observer Diana Watson Location Thornton near Whakatane, NZ Longitude +176:51 Latitude -37:55 Altitude 3 m Datum Other Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 200 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type Camera Delay Timing Tape Recorder + time signal Visual, no PE applied Disappearance 15:35:06.10 Reappearance 15:35:09.00 Comments: asteroid quite faint so merging and separating not very accurate.