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OCCULTATION OF UCAC2 14659593 BY 154 Bertha

A 6 second occultation was recorded by Ash Pennell, using an SCT with Watec 120N+ camera.

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  1    A Pennell, Dunedin, New Zealand
  2(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed                



Bertha occultation__ 20150920


The actual central line will be south of the prediction. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Ash was north or south of the central line of the event. the circle has been plotted on the observed chord .

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 154 ) Bertha
By Star              UCAC2 14659593
On 2015-09-20  at 08:43:38.0


Observer   Ash Pennell
Location   Dunedin NZ
Longitude  +170:29
Latitude   -45:52
Altitude   136 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   35 cm
Seeing     Slight flickering Clear 
Camera Type  Watec 120N+    PAL/CCIR      
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  08:44:00.90
Reappearance   08:44:08.42

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