Comet Hergenrother on Nov 17, 2012

Date & Time: Nov 17 2012, from 23:56 to 24:20 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 8 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain, with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184 x 3456)

The comet Hergenrother in that day has moved in area of western Andromeda, I could observe a 10th magnitude coma in zenith of autumnal skies. The comet has left farther than last month, looks comparatively small and faint. And it has been detected that the comet made some tiny divided components in end of October.

Hergenrother on Dec 8, 2012

Hergenrother on Nov 17, 2012

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