A 13.6 second occultation was recorded by Brian Loader, using a video recording setup.
No other reports were received for this event.
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Observers: 1 B Loader,Darfield, New Zealand 2(P) Prediction
The circle above is plotted at the expected 202 km diameter of Alauda. With only one chord it is not possible to determine whether Brian was east or west of the central line of the event. The circle has been plotted on the observed chord .
The figure below shows the Tangra light curve of the occultation.
Observation details for MP ( 702 ) Alauda By Star UCAC4 277-066808 On 2017-02-15 at 13:34:52.0 _______________________________ 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 Steady Clear Camera Type WAT910BD AAV-PAL Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 13:34:57.19 Reappearance 13:35:10.79 Comments: Lightcurve from 13:33:56 to 13:36:16 by Tangra v3.6.3 using AperturePhotometry/AverageBackground. Analysis by AOTA v184.108.40.206. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8