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OCCULTATION OF UCAC4 370-182472 BY 5661 Hildebrand

A 7 second occultation was recorded by Jonathan Bradshaw, using a Newtonian Telescope and Watec 910BD camera.

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  1    J Bradshaw, Samford Valley, Queensland, Australia



Hildebrand occultation__ 20161001


The circle above is plotted at the expected diameter of Hildebrand. With only one chord it is not possible to tell if Jonathan was east or west of the centre line of the event. The circle has been plotted centred on the observed chord.

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

Hildebrand  occultation__ 20161001

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 5661 ) Hildebrand
By Star              UCAC4 370-182472
On 2016-10-01  at 13:45:56.0


Observer   Jonathan Bradshaw
Location   Samford Valley, Qld, Australia
Longitude  +152:50
Latitude   -27:22
Altitude   80 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope Newtonian
Aperture   50 cm
Seeing     Slight flickering Clear 
Camera Type  WAT910BD       AAV-PAL       
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  13:45:39.62
Reappearance   13:45:46.88
Comments:  Lightcurve from 00:00:00 to 13:45:50 by Tangra v3.5.9 using AperturePhotometry/AverageBackground. 
Analysis by AOTA v4.2.0.4. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8

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