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OCCULTATION OF UCAC4 314-197230 BY 679 Pax
2015 Aug 27

A 2.9 second occultation was recorded by Dave Gault, using an ADVS system at Kuriwa Observatory.

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  1    D Gault,Kuriwa Observatory, NSW, AU  
  2(P) Prediction



Pax occultation__ 2015 Aug 27


Included above is one of two DAMITfiles for (679) Pax. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Dave was east or west of the central line of the event. The DAMIT model cannot predict the size of the asteroid.

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

Pax  occultation__ 2015 Aug 27

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 679 ) Pax
By Star              UCAC4 314-197230
On 2015-08-27  at 11:31:52.0


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     Slight flickering Clear 
Camera Type  Flea 3-03S1 with ADVS        ADVS          
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  11:32:29.35
Reappearance   11:32:32.28
Comments: light curve and .csv file submitted with this report   


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