Comet Holmes on Jan 13, 2008

Date & Time: Jan 13 2008, from 21:30 to 21:58 JST(+0900)
Composed 6 shots with 5 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2Pro
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 Holmes in that day can be detected only around nucleus in coma because of bad transparency condition. It's fairly dimmed the outer rim of coma, getting fainter and fainter centainly.

Holmes on Jan 26, 2008

Holmes on Jan 5, 2008

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