Comet Holmes on Dec 31, 2007


f=530mm prime focus

Date & Time: Dec 31 2007, from 18:32 to 18:43 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 3 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2Pro
Location: Hitachi-oota city, Ibaraki pref.

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




f=24mm wide-angle (Comet Holmes & Tuttle)

Date & Time: Dec 31 2007, from 19:09 to 19:25 JST(+0900)
Composed 4shots with 5 minutes exposed
Optical: TAMRON SP 24-50mmF2.8, Aperture: F2.8
with IDAS LPS-P2-FF Light-pollution suppression filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Nikon D80 (Remodeled)
Location: Hitachi-oota city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3872 x 2592)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO800




This page shows you the comet Holmes o last day of the year 2007. The comet has a visual size of over 67 arc minutes but the brightness has been dimmer, about 4th or 5th magnitude. And in that day I could observe another bright comet of 8P/Tuttle in Triangulum with 6th magnitude in brightness.




Holmes on Jan 5, 2008

Holmes on Dec 13 till 15, 2007


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