Comet 2006VZ13 LINEAR on Jul 15, 2007

Date & Time: Jul 15 2007, from 21:43 to 21:56 JST(+0900)
Composed 5shots with 3 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Nikon D80 (Remodeled)
Location: Subashiri halfway up Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3872~2592)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600

This image shows you the comet 2006VZ13 LINEAR for the first time in last a month. The comet has positioned between Bootes and Ursa Major, has a visual brightness of about 8th magnitude a bit brighter than the prediction. And you can see a bluish coma and a dimmed tail stretched in southeast direction.
This picture has been trimmed equivalent to f=1000mm.

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Copyright(c) 2007 by Naoyuki Kurita, All rights reserved.
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