An 11.48 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader, using video OSD technique.
One clearly observed misses were recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1 B Loader,Darfield,NZ 2(M) J Talbot,Waikanae Beach,NZ 3(P) Prediction, TT14 May 18
The circle above is plotted at the expected 207 km diameter of Palma. 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 ( 372 ) Palma By Star UCAC4 224-077131 On 2014-06-20 at 07:54:28.0 _______________________________ 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 Slight flickering Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ AAV-PAL Camera Delay -0.35 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 07:54:16.80 Reappearance 07:54:28.28 Comments: Recorded using Occurec Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8 _______________________________ 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+ AAV-PAL Camera Delay -0.67 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: light breeze and some fluffy cloud about. Lightcurve from 13:21:10 to 13:26:34 by Tangra v3.0.99 using AperturePhotometry/BackgroundMedian. Analysis by AOTA v126.96.36.199. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8