Comet Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak on Mar 4, 2017

Date & Time: Mar 4 2017, from 24:01 to 24:29 JST(+0900)
Composed 8 shots with 4min. exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
with LPS-D1 Light-pollution suppression filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial & SBIG STV
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 6D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5472×3648)
Device Size...35×24mm, Sensitivity...ISO3200

The comet Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak in that day has positioned at northern part from the Leo's head in higher midnight skies. The comet has a vast bluish coma with a brightness of 9th magnitude. Now the comet's tail ia stretching toward opposite direction of coma, we can hardly detect it.
  View angle: 3.86×2.58°

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