Comet 2013X1 PanSTARRS on early morning of Jun 4, 2016


Date & Time: Jun 4 2016, from 25:56 to 26:06 JST(+0900)
Composed 6 shots with 2min. exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm (6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
with IDAS LPS-P2-FF Light-pollution suppression filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Furudono town, Fukushima pref.

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





Date & Time: Jun 4 2016, from 26:45 to 26:59 JST(+0900)
Composed 5 shots with 2min. exposed
Optical: BORG 67FL, with a conversion lens (f=324mm, F4.8)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 6D (Remodeled)
Location: Furudono town, Fukushima pref.

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




The comet 2013X1 PanSTARRS in that day has positioned at the Aquarius in lower southeast dawn skies, we could appreciate the Rendez-vous with the Helix Nebula (NGC7293) with an elongation of about 1.5 degrees in northeast. The coma has an apparent brightness of about 7th magnitude, this image shows you a dimmed dust tail stretched in north east direction with a length of about 1.5 degrees.
  The 1st image: View angle: 2.41×1.61°
  The 2nd image has been cropped with an equivalent f=360mm. (View angle: 5.69×3.8°)





2013UC10 Catalina on early morning of Dec 5&6, 2015

2013X1 PanSTARRS on early morning of May 8, 2016


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