A 2.6 second occultation was recorded by Diana Watson, using visual technique.
One clearly observed miss was recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1 D Watson,Thornton near Whakatane, NZ 2(M) J Broughton,Reedy Creek, QLD, AU 3(P) Prediction, 12 Nov
The circle above is plotted at the expected 61 km diameter of Asia. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Diana was north or south of the central line of the event.
Observation details for MP ( 67 ) Asia By Star HIP HIP57972 On 2014-12-15 at 15:09:29.0 _______________________________ 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 Thin cloud < 2 other - list in comments Camera Type Visual Other Camera Delay 0.5 Timing Tape Recorder + time signal Visual, no PE applied Disappearance 15:09:31.40 Reappearance 15:09:34.00 Comments: Only cloud around the target star area, moon very near. _______________________________ Observer John Broughton Location Reedy Creek, QLD, AU Longitude +153:23 Latitude -28:06 Altitude 66 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 25 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type WAT120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay -0.05 Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: