Comet Gehrels2 on Jan 8, 2005

Date & Time: Jan 8 2005, from 23:11 to 23:36 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 8 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: 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 picture shows you the comet Gehrels 2 positioned in Aries. The comet has a short tail in eastern direction and a coma brightness of about 12th magnitude.

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