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OCCULTATION OF UCAC4 418_147876 BY 377 Campania

A 10 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader, using an SCT Telescope and Watec 910BD camera.

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  1    B Loader, Darfield, Canterbury, New Zealand
  2(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed                



Campania occultation__ 20160721


The DAMIT model has been plotted to fit the observed chord. With only one chord it is not possible to tell if Brian was north or south of the centre line of the event.

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

Campania  occultation__ 20160721

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 377 ) Campania
By Star              UCAC4 418-147876
On 2016-07-21  at 09:18:05.0


Observer   B. Loader
Location   Darfield
Longitude  +172:06
Latitude   -43:28
Altitude   210 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   25 cm
Seeing     Slight flickering Clear 98% moon only 8° away
Camera Type  Watec 910BD    AAV-PAL       
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  09:17:57.03
Reappearance   09:18:07.39
Comments: Times as reported by AOTA.   Delayed start due to difficulties with glare from 98% moon, elongation only 8°.  Definite event.  
Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8

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