A 11.7 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader, using video OSD technique.
Two clearly observed misses were recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1(M) D Watson,Thornton near Whakatane, NZ 2(M) G McKay,Blenheim, New Zealand 3 B Loader,Darfield,NZ 4(P) Prediction, 9 July
The circle above is plotted at the expected 208 km diameter of Loreley. 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 ( 165 ) Loreley By Star UCAC4 303-230691 On 2014-07-15 at 06:58:35.0 _______________________________ 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 Steady Clear Camera Type Visual Other Camera Delay 0.5 Timing Tape Recorder + time signal Visual, no PE applied Missed Comments: some wind shaking the telescope from time to time but did not upset the stability of the star, _______________________________ 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 -0.11 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 06:58:12.72 Reappearance 06:58:24.44 Comments: Lightcurve from 06:57:34 to 06:59:02 by Tangra v3.1.7 using AperturePhotometry/BackgroundMedian. Analysis by AOTA v220.127.116.11. 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 Slight flickering Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay -0.19 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8