A 4 second occultation was recorded by Bill Allen, using an SCT Telescope and Watec 910BD camera.
One miss was recorded for this event.
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Observers: 1 W Allen, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand 2(M) B Loader, Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand 3(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed
The circle above is plotted at the expected diameter of Hedwig. The event was clearly well north of the predicted path, and the miss shows that Bill was south of the centre line. The circle has been plotted accordingly.
Observation details for MP ( 476 ) Hedwig By Star UCAC4 301-166005 On 2017-02-28 at 14:33:13.0 _______________________________ Observer W H Allen Location Blenheim Longitude +173:50 Latitude -41:29 Altitude 38 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 40 cm Seeing Steady Clear ver low Camera Type Watec 910BD NTSC/EIA Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Disappearance 14:33:12.97 Reappearance 14:33:16.53 Comments: _______________________________ Observer B. Loader Location Wakefield, Nelson Longitude +173:02 Latitude -41:24 Altitude 62 m Datum WGS84 Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak Aperture 20 cm Seeing Slight flickering Clear Camera Type Watec 910BD AAV-PAL Camera Delay Timing GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis Missed Comments: A brief event could have been obscured by noise, the image was a little faint in my 20cm C8.
There is a possible one-frame drop close to the predicted' time of the event but there are one or two other similar drops at other times.
Certainly nothing to claim without other confirming observations. Report prepopulated by IOTA Reporting Add-in for OW ver.1.8