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February 2011

TYC 596-1294-1

Mike Clarke (Retford, Nottinghamshire) successfully observed the disappearance of the magnitude +6.77 star on the evening of February 7. Mike's report is shown below:


TYC 1616-665-1

Mike Clarke (Retford, Nottinghamshire) successfully observed the disappearance of the magnitude +6.88 star on the evening of February 8. Mike's report is shown below:

Disappearance of ZC 1021

Thanks to Chris Hall (Stoke-on-Trent), for his report on the disappearance of ZC 1021 on the 14th February. Chris observed the star disappearing behind the dark lunar limb at 21h 39m 00s UT, using a 130mm Newtonian telescope at 81x magnification. Chris reported steady seeing conditions.

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