Comet 2014E2 Jacques on Jul 26, 2014

Date & Time: Jul 26 2014, from 26:56 to 27:12 JST(+0900)
Composed 6 shots with 3min. exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon with a conversion lens (f=742mm, F4.6)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Koumi town, Nagano pref.

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

This image has captured the comet Jacques passed the perihelion and moved to the northeastern dawn skies. In that night the comet has positioned just south of IC405, a major emission nebula in the Auriga's pentagon. The comet has a coma with 6th magnitude in brightness and a thin and long ion tail stretched in west direction reached out of this field of view.
  The image has been cropped with an equivalent f=1200mm. (View angle: 1.06×0.71°)

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