Comet Faye on Aug 19, 2006

Date & Time: Aug 19 2006, from 26:20 to 26:29 JST(+0900)
Composed 3shots 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 Faye in that day has been positioned about 55 arc minutes southwest from eta Psc, a bright star upper left in this image. It was covered by thin clouds, I couldn't detect the comet with my own eyes, but it has about 11th magnitude in brightness estimated from this picture. And the comet has a short tail in west direction with its length of about 5 arc minutes.

Faye on Sep 23, 2006

Barnard 2 on Aug 19, 2006

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