An 11.06 second occultation was recorded by Dave Gault, using video OSD technique.
One clearly observed miss was recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1 D Gault,Kuriwa Observatory, NSW, AU 2(M) D Watson,Thornton near Whakatane, NZ 3(P) Prediction, 22 June
The circle above is plotted at the expected 121 km diameter of Hippo. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Dave 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 ( 426 ) Hippo By Star HIP HIP90639 On 2014-08-09 at 14:13:55.0 _______________________________ Observer Dave Gault Location Kuriwa Observatory, NSW, AU Longitude +150:38 Latitude -33:39 Altitude 286 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 30 cm Seeing Steady Thin cloud < 2 Camera Type Grasshopper Express with ADVS ADVS Camera Delay 0 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 14:13:57.83 Reappearance 14:14:08.89 Comments: Lightcurve from 14:13:30 to 14:14:33 by Tangra v3.1.10 using AperturePhotometry/AverageBackground. Analysis by AOTA v220.127.116.11. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8 _______________________________ 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: Freezing