Comet Broughton on Nov 28, 2008

Date & Time: Nov 28 2008, from 24:29 to 25:09 JST(+0900)
Composed 5 shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1760mm, F7.1)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Nikon D50 (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3008 x 2000)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

The comet Broughton in Lynx had a 11th magnitude coma and a clear dust tail stretched toward west, positioned almost same region with that in a week ago. Now the comet can be observed almost all night in northern skies.

Broughton on Dec 28, 2008

Broughton on Nov 23, 2008

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