Comet 2012K1 PanSTARRS on Mar 28, 2014


Date & Time: Mar 28 2014, from 24:27 to 24:46 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 6min. exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO3200




The comet 2012K1 PanSTARRS in that day, the first observation for me, has positioned in central region of Corona Borealis, about 2.7 degrees NNE of iota CrB with an 11th magnitude coma and a short dust tail. The image shows that the tail is stretching with a bit curved shape.
  The image has been cropped with an equivalent f=2000mm. (View angle: 0.63×0.42°)





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