Apple occulation question

From: Steve Newcomb (snewcomb@gcnetmail.net)
Date: Sun Feb 29 2004 - 22:00:06 EST

  • Next message: Tony Beresford: "Re: Apple occulation question"

    Tonight the clouds cleared late and I used binoculars for quick sighting of
    Apple flashing approx 4 degrees from alpha orion at 2:27:00 UTC. The prior 2
    nights observations of Apple were done with a telescope. I was wondering if
    it would be possible to observe Apple occult a star in between flashes using
    a telescope? Would the time duration be long enough to perceive the star
    blink out?
    How about seeing something bigger (but closer) like the ISS while in shadow
    occult a star?
    
    Lat. 39.4707 Lon. -79.3388 Alt. 2753 ft. -5 UTC
    
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Subscribe/Unsubscribe info, Frequently Asked Questions, SeeSat-L archive:  
    http://www.satobs.org/seesat/seesatindex.html
    



    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sun Feb 29 2004 - 22:10:36 EST