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Detection of Spatially Extended Sources in High Energy Astrophysics with Special Applications to the Lunar Occultation Observer (LOCO).
Visual timing of lunar occultations has been a staple 'pro-am' activity for decades.
I found two conjunctions that turned out to be lunar occultations of Jupiter in Aries on March 20 and April 17, 6 BC.
Detailed lunar occultation predictions and maps are on the site of the International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA), at www.
I got more than I expected watching the May 22nd lunar occultation of Saturn.
Grazes are the most dynamic, interesting, and valuable kind of lunar occultation to observe.
On April 13, 1819, a fainter companion was discovered during a lunar occultation seen at Vienna, Austria.
Selected lunar occultations of bright stars and planets during 2015 Date Occultation details Apr 07 gamma Librae (V=3.
Phases of the Moon: 2013 February/March Last New First Full quarter quarter Feb 3 Feb 10 Feb 17 Feb 25 Mar 4 Mar 11 Mar 19 Mar 27 Lunar occultations of bright stars Date Time Star Mag Ph Alt % illum.
Selected lunar occultations of stars, planets and asteroids during 2014 Date Occultation details Feb 14 omicron Leonis (3.
The International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA) undertakes a worldwide programme of video-recording lunar occultations of known and suspected double stars, to ascertain their duplicity, position angle, separation and difference in magnitude.