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OCCULTATION OF TYC_5675-00646-1 BY 8861 Jenskandler
2015 June 17

A 0.64second occultation was recorded by Peter Graham, using video OSD technique.

one clearly observed miss was recorded for this event.

View the OZNZ prediction.

  1    PB Graham,Martinborough, NZ          
  2(M) D Watson,Thornton near Whakatane, NZ 
  3(P) Prediction, OZNZ , May 28            


Jenskandler occultation__ 2015 June 17


The circle above is plotted at the expected 12 km diameter of Jenskandler. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Peter was north or south of the central line of the event.

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

Jenskandler occultation__ 2015 June 17

As this is a very short dip on a small object this could be a spurious result. The dip is just 3 fields long, and deep enough and close enough to the predicted time to be worthy of reporting.

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 8861 ) Jenskandler
By Star              TYC 5675-00646-1 
On 2015-06-17  at 21:52:07.0


Observer   PBGraham
Location   Martinborough, NZ
Longitude  +175:29
Latitude   -41:14
Altitude   73 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   25 cm
Seeing     Slight flickering Clear 
Camera Type  Watec 910BD    PAL/CCIR      
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  09:51:31.82
Reappearance   09:51:32.46


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 
Timing     Tape Recorder + time signal Visual, no PE applied




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