Two chords were recorded using video OSD technique.
One clearly observed miss was recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1(M) D Watson,Thornton near Whakatane, NZ 2 B Loader,Darfield 3 G McKay,Blenheim, New Zealand 4(P) Prediction, 22 June
The ellipse above is plotted at the best fit axis ratio as determined by Occult. With 2 chords we can be confident of the path of Chigago and that it was south of the predicted line.
The figure below shows Brian's Tangra light curve of the occultation.
The figure below shows Graeme's Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 334 ) Chicago By Star TYC 6307-00247-1 On 2014-07-14 at 16:21:32.0 _______________________________ 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 Strong flickering Clear Camera Type Visual Other Camera Delay 0.5 Timing Tape Recorder + time signal Visual, no PE applied Missed Comments: Almost sure on correct star, because moon near, was faint and moisture very thin cloud caused star to come and go, but I am almost certain that there was no positive results. _______________________________ Observer B. Loader Location Darfield 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 -0.07 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 16:22:09.58 Reappearance 16:22:21.34 Comments: 94% moon at 29° elongation Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8 _______________________________ 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 Steady Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay -0.19 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 16:21:52.62 Reappearance 16:22:01.68 Comments: Possible double star - more likely integration steps JT Remeasured with AOTA gives small change in times Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8