A 10.1 second occultation was recorded by Bill Hanna, using video OSD technique.
No clearly observed misses were recorded for this event.
View the updated prediction.
Observers: 1 W Hanna, Alice Springs, Australia 2(P) Prediction, 20 Jan
The circle above is plotted at the expected 207 km diameter of Palma. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Bill 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 ( 372 ) Palma By Star UCAC2 13377580 On 2014-02-17 at 15:09:04.0 _______________________________ Observer William Hanna Location Alice Springs, Australia Longitude +133:53 Latitude -23:42 Altitude 584 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 20 cm Seeing Slight flickering Clear Camera Type Grasshopper Express with ADVS ADVS Camera Delay 0 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 15:08:54.48 Reappearance 15:09:04.62 Comments: gamma 1.0, gain 29dB Lots of shaking due to wind.