Comet Faye on Sep 23, 2006

Date & Time: Sep 23 2006, from 23:56 to 24:24 JST(+0900)
Composed 4shots with 9 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Nikon D70 (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3008 x 2000)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1250

The comet Faye in that day has been positioned in southwest region of Aries, has a 10th magnitude coma and a dust tail with its length of about 5 arc minutes in west direction. We can observe the comet in higher southern Autumnal skies.

Faye on Oct 27, 2006

Faye on Aug 19, 2006

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