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Triton occultation


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About this observation
Nick James
Time of observation
06/10/2017 - 01:05
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
C6 + ASI120
1.6s per frame
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Astronomy can be a real pain sometimes. The sky was clear for tonight's Triton occultation right up to around a minute before the expected time. Clouds then rolled across during the critical three minutes and then cleared. The image shows a single 1.6s frame from the video just before occultation was about to start. The full video at x16 real time is here. I suspect that the clouds mean that not a lot can be recovered from it.

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