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The Spectacular Regulus Graze of September 18, 2017, Observed in Greece

JOA 2018, Vol. 8, No. 3, Page 3

Author(s): Thomas Weiland

Abstract: Regulus (\alpha Leo; ZC 1487) currently saw an occultation series by the Moon, runningfrom December 18, 2016 until April 24, 2018. On September 18, 2017 a northern dark limb grazefar from any sunlit lunar features occurred over south-eastern Europe which was observed visually in Central Greece. It proved to be a spectacular event, yielding ten contact times. Results are presentedand discussed, together with the corresponding limb profiles.