Archive for the ‘Occultations by Minor Planets’ Category

Profile of (216) Kleopatra in progress

Donnerstag, März 19th, 2015

10:05 UT

A list of all positive and negative observations and the profile is available at Eric Frappa’s


From „Occult Watcher“:

Nine stations reported a „Clouded out“ and therefore are not included at the list of

Five stations had technical problems. Unfortunately all of these stations were inside the real path.


Many thanks to all observers who joined the team for observing this great event!

Oliver Klös


Negative at Moià (ESP)

Montag, März 16th, 2015

02:12 UT

Joan Rovira Picañol tried to observe the shadow of Kleopatra’s satellite Alexhelios and reports a negative observation from Spain.

Duration of positive at Cugnasco (CH) reported

Sonntag, März 15th, 2015

19:05 UT

Andrea Manna reports a video observation of 3.88 sec.

Positive at Zeddam (NL) – 3.12 sec

Sonntag, März 15th, 2015

19:01 UT

A POSITIVE observation of (216) Kleopatra from Zeddam (NL). The occultation took place 7 seconds after the predicted time.

Best regards,

Jan Maarten Winkel


Positive at Laax (CH) – 4.48 sec

Samstag, März 14th, 2015

21:53 UT

Jose De Queiroz made a video measurement of a duration of 4.48 sec.

Positive at Arcen (NL) – 3.14 sec

Samstag, März 14th, 2015

15:18 UT

Harrie Rutten reports a 3.14 sec occultation. His measurement was made with video.

Positive at Nijmegen (NL) – 3.12 sec

Samstag, März 14th, 2015


Henk de Groot measured a duration of 3.12 sec with his video observation recorded at Nijmegen.

Two more negative observations from France

Freitag, März 13th, 2015

20:15 UT

Olivier Dechambre at Montigny-le-Bretonneux and Dr. Jerome Berthier at Saint-Yon village reporting negative observations.

Negative at S. Maria a Monte (Pisa) (Italy)

Freitag, März 13th, 2015

16:49 UT

Bachini Mauro reported a negative observation in Italy.

Positive at Duernten (CH) – 4.4 sec

Freitag, März 13th, 2015

16:46 UT

Mike Kohl observed visual. He has seen a 4.4 sec occultation.