Comet 2013UQ4 Catalina on Jul 26, 2014


Date & Time: Jul 26 2014, from 20:21 to 20:50 JST(+0900)
Composed 8 shots with 4min. exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon with a conversion lens (f=742mm, F4.6)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Koumi town, Nagano pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO1600




This image shows you the comet Catalina going away from the Earth after the passage of perihelion. In that night the comet has positioned in central region of the Bootes in western evening skies, having the coma with an apparent brightness of about 11th magnitude and an indistinct tail stretched toward eastern direction.
  The image has been cropped with an equivalent f=1200mm. (View angle: 1.06×0.71°)





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