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OCCULTATION OF TYC_7385-01403-1 BY 1321 Majuba
2015 June 20

A 2.4 second occultation was recorded by Dean Hooper, using video OSD technique.

No clearly observed misses were recorded for this event.

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  1    D Hooper,Melbourne, Australia        
  2(P) Prediction, May 18                   


Majuba occultation__ 2015 June 20


The circle above is plotted at the expected 32 km diameter of Majuba. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Dean was north or south of the central line of the event.

The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation measured using AOTA.

Majuba occultation__ 2015 June 20

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 1321 ) Majuba
By Star              TYC 7385-01403-1 
On 2015-06-20  at 15:17:21.0


Observer   Dean Hooper
Location   Melbourne, Australia 
Longitude  +145:00
Latitude   -37:56
Altitude   28 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   20 cm
Seeing     Steady Clear 
Camera Type  WAT910HX       PAL/CCIR      
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  15:17:23.91
Reappearance   15:17:26.35
Comments: Light curve generated using Tangra v3.4.8 
Times analysed using AOTA v4.1.5.4 
Reappearance was slower than disappearance.


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