2002T7 LINEAR on Dec 13, 2003

Date & Time: Dec 13 2003, from 19:57 to 20:25 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 8 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 LINEAR in the constellation of Triangulum traveling toward southwest. The comet is becoming bright delightly comparing with it in last month, having a coma with brightness of about 8th magnitude. The tail is stretching in east about 10 arc minutes in long.

2002T7 LINEAR on Dec 27, 2003

2002T7 LINEAR on Nov 23, 2003

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