Comet 2013UC10 Catalina on Feb 11, 2016


Date & Time: Feb 11 2016, from 19:08 to 19:36 JST(+0900)
Composed 10 shots with 3min. exposed
Optical: VIXEN 20cm(7.9") VISAC with a conversion lens (f=1278mm, F6.4)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 6D (Remodeled)
Location: Hitachi-oota city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5472×3648)
Device Size...35.8×23.9mm, Sensitivity...ISO6400




This image has captured the comet 2013UC10 Catalina in higher northen dusk skies, in central Camelopardalis. The comet has a brightness of about 7th or 8th magnitude, I could not detect no clear tails. This image can show you that the comet has a dust tail stretched in northeast direction with length of a bit shorter than a degree.
  The image has been cropped with an equivalent f=1360mm. (View angle: 1.50×1.00°)





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