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Observation by Neil Morrison: Lunar Occultation

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Neil Morrison

Observer

Neil Morrison

Observed

2019 Aug 24 - 01:38

Uploaded

2019 Aug 24 - 16:21

Objects

Conjunction

Planetarium overlay









Constellation

Grus

Field centre

RA: 22h47m
Dec: -46°55'
Position angle: +76°53'

Field size

0°06' × 0°05'

Equipment
  • Celestron C90
  • Sky Watcher Star Adventurer
  • Sony Slt 65a
Exposure

ISO 100 10 sec F11.0

Location

crawley west sussex

Target name

Delta Tau ZC 648

Title

Lunar Occultation

About this image

Only image of  this mornings occultation  before  discovering that  the  tripod and the  base plate  locking  screw  had worked  loose.   Large  Screw driver  fixed that  only to  have the warning lights  come on to  indicate low battery  power.Dash indoors for replacements and reassemble and re  balance! in time  for 64 Tau.  Moral of the  story .Check for any  slight   wobble as  you put  things  together   and  that  batteries  tend  to  fade when least  expected.

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