2001Q4 NEAT on May 21, 2004


Date & Time: May 21 2004, from 20:24 to 20:35 JST(+0900)
Composed 6 shots with 90 seconds exposed
Optical: TAMRON SP f=300mmF2.8 with conversion lens (f=420mm, Aperture: F4.0)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3024 x 2016)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Daylight






Date & Time: May 21 2004, from 21:41 to 21:55 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 4 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3024 x 2016)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto




The comet NEAT in that day has positioned between Cancer and Lynx. The coma has a brightness of about 4th magnitude, and a wide dust tail is stretching to southeast. The ion tail has been slight dimmed compared with last week.




2001Q4 NEAT on Jun 5, 2004

2001Q4 NEAT on May 14, 2004


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