NEWS 2018


The occultation of a star by asteroid Kalypso - 11 November 2018

The weather was unstable. In spite of that I managed to catch a gap among clouds for the right moment so I could record the next positive occultation this year.

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The occultation of a star by asteroid Ninina - 18 September 2018

This is the 5th positive asteroidal occultation during this year.

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The occultation of a star by asteroid Tauntonia - 09 August 2018

I recorded a positive occultation yesterday and today another. I am lucky...

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The occultation of a star by asteroid Vincentina - 08 August 2018

Little bit complicated observation due to just 0.3 mag decrease of target during occultation. However, positive one.

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Total Lunar Eclipse - 27 June 2018

After three years there was total Lunar eclipse again. The show was this time quite long and Moon was pretty high in the sky.

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The occultation of a star by asteroid Hedwig - 26 July 2018

Quite easy observation - perfect altitude, azimut and brightness of star. However, this occultation revealed that target star is double because some observers detect occultation with two decreases. I have recorded only one but smaller than prediction.

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The occultation of a star by asteroid Ekard- 21 May 2018

During the whole night I was fighting technical problems. Finally I was successful with asteroid Ekard just before dawn.

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Sun 22° halo - 17 February 2018

During a walk with my wife we were observing this nice halo. For a few seconds there were a part of 46° halo in the sky but it was too weak to take a picture.

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Update of page with planetary occulatation results - 06 February 2018

Finally I have found time for update the page with my planetary occultation results. Positive and negative occultations were completed with protocols. There is a live statistics under the table. Now the table shows nearly 290 observations.

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Methods of photography - 18 January 2018

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