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OCCULTATION OF [star] BY 2474 Ruby
2014 November 19

A 0.26 second occultation was recorded by John Newman, using video OSD technique.

NO clearly observed misses were recorded for this event.

View the OZNZ prediction.

  1    J Newman,Flynn, ACT, AU              
  2(P) Prediction, OZNZ 28 Oct              


Ruby occultation__ 2014 November 19


The circle above is plotted at the expected 19 km diameter of Ruby. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether John was north or south of the central line of the event.

The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.

Ruby occultation__ 2014 November 19 This was a very short dip but as the maximum predicted was only 0.6 sec and the time was very close to that predicted and the mag drop also matches well, it gives confidence that this is a real event and not noise.

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 2474 ) Ruby
By Star              TYC 5762-01169-1 
On 2014-11-19  at 09:43:24.0


Observer   John Newman
Location   Flynn, ACT, AU
Longitude  +149:02
Latitude   -35:11
Altitude   657 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope other - specify below
Aperture   41 cm
Seeing     Steady Clear
Camera Type  WAT120N+       NTSC/EIA
Camera Delay -0.159
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  09:43:24.62
Reappearance   09:43:24.88
Comments: Times as per AOTA analysis  
Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8


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