Comet 2014E2 Jacques on Mar 22, 2014


Date & Time: Mar 22 2014, from 23:08 to 23:33 JST(+0900)
Composed 7 shots with 4min. exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO3200




This page shows you the comet Jacques 9 days later of its discovery. The comet has been positioned at a border between Hydra and Centaurus, has a coma with its brightness of about 10th or 11th magnitude. At that time the comet had a lower meridian altitude in southern skies. The image can detect that the comet has a short tail in northeast direction.
  The image has been cropped with an equivalent f=2000mm. (View angle: 0.63×0.42°)





2014E2 Jacques on May 2, 2014

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