Three clearly observed misses were recorded for this event.
Two of them were in the predicted path
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Observers: 1(M) J.Talbot,3Hughes St,Waikanae Beach,NZ 2(M) P Graham,Martinborough, NZ 3(M) G McKay,Blenheim, New Zealand 4(P) Prediction, TT14, 27 April
The circle above is plotted at the expected 54 km diameter of Baillauda. With no positive chords we cannot say where the actual path was, so the circle has been plotted on the predicted path. Had it been on track then both John and Peter should have detected it.
Observation details for MP ( 1280 ) Baillauda By Star UCAC4 311-137256 On 2014-05-22 at 11:56:48.0 _______________________________ Observer J.Talbot Location 3 Hughes St, Waikanae Beach, NZ Longitude +175:01 Latitude -40:51 Altitude 5 m Datum WGS84 Telescope Newtonian Aperture 25 cm Seeing Strong flickering Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay -0.19 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Data first analysed with Tangra and Aota Very noisy light curve and there were several other short events that could have been used but rerun of data through Limovie and Aota showed no events. _______________________________ Observer Peter Graham Location Martinborough New Zealand Longitude +175:29 Latitude -41:14 Altitude 73 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 25 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay 0.35 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Note that the location of Atutahi Observatory has been updated slightly from the observatory GPS reading. Also there was an error in previous reports in the f/ratio – should be 6.3 not .6 _______________________________ Observer Graeme McKay Location Blenheim, New Zealand Longitude +173:57 Latitude -41:32 Altitude 18 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 28 cm Seeing Slight flickering Thin cloud < 2 Camera Type WAT120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay -0.35 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Hazy sky reduced clarity. Analysed with Tangra. No change in target star intensity observed.