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OCCULTATION OF UCAC2 22355698 BY 638 Moira

A 4 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                



Moira occultation__ 20160722


The circle above is plotted at the expected diameter of Moira. As there is only one chord it is not possible to tell if Brian was north or south of the centre line of the event. The circle has been plotted on the chord.

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

Moira  occultation__ 20160722

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 638 ) Moira
By Star              UCAC2 22355698
On 2016-07-22  at 11:46:11.0


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 some wind shake
Camera Type  Watec 910BD    AAV-PAL       
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  11:45:58.29
Reappearance   11:46:02.29
Comments: Times and accuracy as determined by AOTA.   Wind shake at times but no problem for at least 30 seconds either side of event.  
Event obvious on monitor in real time. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8

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