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OCCULTATION OF UCAC4 394_41125 BY 754 Malabar

A 12 second occultation was recorded by Dave Herald, using a Newtonian Telescope and Watec 910BD camera.

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  1    D Herald, Murrumbateman, New South Wales, Australia 
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Malabar occultation__ 20161209


The circle above is plotted at the expected diameter of Malabar. With only one chord, it is not possible to tell if Dave 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.

Malabar  occultation__ 20161209

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 754 ) Malabar
By Star              UCAC4 394-41125
On 2016-12-09  at 17:42:12.0


Observer   Dave Herald
Location   Murrumbateman
Longitude  +148:59
Latitude   -34:57
Altitude   594 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope Newtonian
Aperture   40 cm
Seeing     Steady Clear 
Camera Type  Watec 910BD    PAL/CCIR      
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  17:42:17.28
Reappearance   17:42:28.89
Comments:  Lightcurve from 17:42:02 to 17:44:10 by Tangra v3.6.1 using AperturePhotometry/AverageBackground. Analysis by AOTA v4.2.5.1. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8


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