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Occultation of TYC 4983-00858-1 by asteroid (924) Toni

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Observer
Peter Tickner
Time of observation
17/02/2018 - 04:24
Object
(924) Toni occultation event
Observing location
Reading, Berkshire
Equipment
12inch Meade LX200 OTA
ZWO ASI174MM mono CMOS camera
EQ8 mount
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This was my first successful observation of an asteroid occultation - and it turned out to be a big one as well, lasting over 13 seconds. I have only recently started this type of observing activity and previously had three 'miss' no occultation events and one clouded out.     The picture is a compilation of data gathered and identifying the correct star from Astromety Net.

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Jeremy's picture

Congrats on capturing your first asteroid occultation, Peter. Nice work!

Hopefully many more to come.

All the best,

Jeremy

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