A 7 second occultation was recorded by Jonathan Bradshaw, using an SCT Telescope and Watec 120N+ camera.
A 5 second occultation was recorded by John Broughton, using an SCT Telescope and Watec 120N+ camera.
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Observers: 1 J Bradshaw, Samford Valley, Queensland, Australia 2 J Broughton, Reedy Creek, Queensland, Australia 3(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed
The event was clearly to the south of the predicted path. The DAMIT model has been plotted to fit the observed chords.
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 120 ) Lachesis By Star UCAC4 305-146173 On 2016-09-29 at 10:46:15.0 _______________________________ 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 120N+ NTSC/EIA Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 10:45:53.15 Reappearance 10:46:00.41 Comments: Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8 _______________________________ Observer John Broughton Location Reedy Creek, QLD, AU Longitude +153:23 Latitude -28:06 Altitude 66 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 25 cm Seeing Steady Clear Camera Type Watec 120N+ PAL/CCIR Camera Delay Timing GPS - other linking Video with frame analysis Disappearance 10:45:53.57 Reappearance 10:45:58.63 Comments: