Comet 2003T4 LINEAR on Jan 7, 2005

Date & Time: Jan 7 2005, 29:30 JST(+0900), 5min. Exp.
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, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

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

This image has captured the comet 2003T4 LINEAR in lower dawn sky. The comet has positioned in Lyra. I could take only single flame because of dawn light, you can see indinstinct coma with a brightness of 10th magnitude.

2003T4 LINEAR on Feb 11, 2005

2003T4 LINEAR on Dec 11, 2004

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