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    Default Eta Gem occultation



    This video shows the occultation of the star Eta Gem by the Moon at 21:11:36 UTC on the 13th March 2011. The star is a red/orange star some 350 light years away, and as you can see, it disappeared in a matter of seconds:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVS844vY-_g]YouTube - Occultation of Eta Gem by the Moon[/ame]

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    Great video thanks for sharing it

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    Thanks I used a Sky-Watcher 250PX and an afocal adapter to hold my Lumix compact camera up to the eyepiece.

 

 

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