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OCCULTATION OF UCAC4 333-177015 BY 270 Anahita

A 1.5 second occultation was recorded by Dean Hooper, using an SCT Telescope and Watec 910HX camera.

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  1    D Hooper, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  2(P) Prediction- IOTA Feed                



Anahita occultation__ 20170326


With only one chord, it is not possible to tell if Dean was north or south of the centre line of the event. The DAMIT model has been plotted centred on the observed chord.

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

Anahita  occultation__ 20170326

Observational Data:

Observation details for MP ( 270 ) Anahita
By Star              UCAC4 333-177015
On 2017-03-26  at 19:04:06.0


Observer   Dean Hooper
Location   Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Longitude  +145:05
Latitude   -37:59
Altitude   10 m
Datum      WGS84
Telescope SCT including Cass and Mak
Aperture   28 cm
Seeing     Slight flickering Clear Windy
Camera Type  Watec 910HX    PAL/CCIR      
Camera Delay 
Timing     GPS - time inserted Video with frame analysis
Disappearance  19:04:06.84
Reappearance   19:04:07.32
Comments: Light curve generation Tangra v3.6.7.  Time analysis AOTA v4.2.8.0 This event occured 12 minutes before the 250 Bettina positive!  
Nice globular cluster (NGC 6642) in same field.

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