Comet Barnard 2 on Jul 29, 2006

Date & Time: Jul 29 2006, from 23:32 to 23:45 JST(+0900)
Composed 4shots with 4 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Nikon D70 (Remodeled)
Location: Koumi town, Nagano pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3008 x 2000)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1000

The comet Barnard 2 in that day, the first shot for me, has been positioned in Hercles. You can see only greenish blued coma without tails. The comet has a visual brightness of 8 or 9th magnitude with a diameter of about 10 arc minutes or so.

Barnard 2 on Aug 4, 2006

Pojmanski on early morning of Apr 22, 2006

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