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OCCULTATION OF UCAC2 13377580 BY 372 Palma
2014 February 17

A 10.1 second occultation was recorded by Bill Hanna, using video OSD technique.

No clearly observed misses were recorded for this event.

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  1    W Hanna, Alice Springs, Australia
  2(P) Prediction, 20 Jan


Palma occultation - 2014 February 17


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.

Palma occultation - 2014 February 17

Observational Data:

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.


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