Comet 2006 VZ13 LINEAR on Jun 15, 2007

Date & Time: Jun 15 2007, from 25:15 to 25:35 JST(+0900)
Composed 4shots with 6 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 12.5cm(4.9") fluorite refractor (f=1000mm, F8.0)
Auto-guided with VIXEN ATLUX Equatorial, ToUcam ProII & Guidemaster
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

The comet 2006 VZ13 LINEAR in that day has been positioned in Autumnal Milky Way between Lacerta and Pegasus, can be observed 10th magnitude coma. It's predicted that the comet will brighten up to about 8th magnitude in July 2007.

2006VZ13 LINEAR on Jul 15, 2007

Machholtz1 on May 11, 2007

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