Here are some September 2017 successes when the cloud parted. (626) Notburga : 2.15s Peter Birtwhistle (UK) on 2017/09/09 (56) Malete : 8.6s Jan-Maarten Winkel (NL) on 2017/09/24 (31) Euphrosyne: 7.4s Tim Haymes (UK) on 2017/09/24
These predictions were not highlighted on the forum – only the most accessible (e.g. brighter stars) are posted.
I just wanted to update the record to say we do see occultatons, and these are always rewarding particular at 3 am !
Thanks for posting this. It is indeed good to hear that some of us have managed to see one despite the weather. I am particularly annoyed about Britastra, of course, which has a very particular resonance for the BAA.
>>…we do see occultatons, and these are always rewarding particularly at 3 am !<<
Yes indeed, I would really second this — whatever your normal observing programme, if you have never “done” an asteroidal occultation, do give it a go. A bit like solar eclipses, after your first success, you will be hooked for life!