Comet Faye on Oct 27, 2006

Date & Time: Oct 27 2006, from 25:33 to 25:44 JST(+0900)
Composed 2shots with 10 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 12.5cm(4.9") fluorite refractor (f=1000mm, F8.0)
Auto-guided with VIXEN ATLUX Equatorial & Meade Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3024 x 2016)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto

This image shows you the comet Faye with the brightest coma. The comet has been positioned in the area of Cetus, near the border to Pisces and Aries. The coma has a visual brightness of about 9th magnitude, and has a dimmed dust tail stretched to west with its length over 10 arc minutes.

Faye on Nov 25, 2006

Faye on Sep 23, 2006

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