Comet Pojmanski on early morning of Apr 22, 2006

Date & Time: Apr 21, 2006, from 26:59 to 27:15 JST(+0900)
Composed 4shots with 5 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 12.5cm(4.9") fluorite refractor (f=1000mm, F8.0)
Auto-guided with VIXEN ATLUX Equatorial & Meade Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Nikon D70 (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3008 x 2000)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1250

The comet Pojmanski in that day has been positioned about 1.2 degrees northwest of beta Cas, has an apparent brightness of about 10th magnitude and a thin dust tail in northwest direction. The coma has a bluish ion component yet.

Barnard 2 on Jul 29, 2006

Pojmanski on early morning of Apr 1, 2006

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