Comet Faye on Nov 25, 2006

Date & Time: Nov 25 2006, from 19:21 to 19:46 JST(+0900)
Composed 4shots with 8 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

The comet Faye in that day is lying in region of Cetus, about 3 degrees east from alpha Psc. The comet has a coma brightness of about 9th magnitude and a distributed dust tail. Now the comet is positioned around opposite of the sun, we cannot observe long tails.

2006M4 SWAN on Oct 28, 2006

Faye on Oct 27, 2006

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