Comet Kudo-Fujikawa on evening of Mar 9, 2003

Date & Time: Mar 9 2003, from 18:56 to 19:04 JST(+0900)
4 images composed with 2min. exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 12.5cm(4.9") fluorite refractor (f=1000mm, F8.0)
Auto-guided with VIXEN ATRUX Equotrial
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Mode...3024 x 2016 JPEG FINE
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto

This image shows you the comet Kudo-Fujikawa after transit of the perihelion. The comet was positioned in Fornax, lower southwest evening sky.
I couldn't detect tail, only bluish-green coma with a brightness about 8 or 9th magnitude was visible.

2002V1 NEAT on Jan 25, 2003

Kudo-Fujikawa on Dec 29, 2002

Copyright(c) 2003 by Naoyuki Kurita, All rights reserved.
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