Comet 2014E2 Jacques on May 2, 2014


Date & Time: May 2 2014, from 20:05 to 20:25 JST(+0900)
Composed 6 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




The comet 2014E2 Jacques in that day has positioned at eastern region of Monoceros in dusk skies, can be observed an 8th magnitude greenish blued coma. The coma has been activated compared with that of previous observation, this image can show you that the coma has been surrounded with ionized composition. And the comet has an indistinct short tail stretched in eastern direction.
  The image has been cropped with an equivalent f=2000mm. (View angle: 0.63×0.42°)





2014E2 Jacques on Jul 26, 2014

2014E2 Jacques on Mar 22, 2014


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