A possible pair of ring events were recorded by Dave Gault et al, using an SCT Telescope and Watec 910BD camera.
One miss was recorded for this event.
There was no updated prediction for this event.
Observers: 1(M) J Bradshaw, Samford Valley, Queensland, Australia 2 D Gault et al, Hawkesbury Heights, New South Wales, Australia
The circle above is plotted at the expected diameter of Chariklo. Subsequent analysis suggests that the possible ring events are too widely separated to be valid. They must therefore be suspected to be spurious.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 10199 ) Chariklo By Star UCAC4 282-173036 On 2016-08-20 at 16:37:16.0 _______________________________ Observer Jonathan Bradshaw Location Samford Valley, Qld, Australia Longitude +152:50 Latitude -27:22 Altitude 80 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 36 cm Seeing Strong flickering Clear Camera Type Watec 910BD NTSC/EIA Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: As expected, some entertaining issues so low on the horizon, but a little post processing confirms the miss. _______________________________ Observer Dave Gault, Tony Barry, Rob Horvat Location Hawkesbury Heights, NSW, AU Longitude +150:29 Latitude -33:45 Altitude 579 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 25 cm Seeing Strong flickering Clear Wind and low altitude 15 degrees Camera Type Watec 910BD PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 16:37:12.00 Reappearance 16:38:10.00 Comments: possibly a pair of ring events - MAYBE. Will only be sure is confirmed by other observers.