1999S4 LINEAR on Jul 16, during Lunar Eclipse

Date & Time: Jul 16 2000, 23:43 JST(+0900), 10min. Exp.
Optical: Tokina AT-X828 zoom F2.8 (f=200mm, Aperture:F2.8)
Auto-guided with Kenko SKYMEMO Equatorial
Film: Ektachrome E200 (+1EV pushed)
Location: Subashiri halfway up Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka pref.

This image shows you comet LINEAR captured during the totality of lunar eclipse on July 16. The comet was positioned in Camelopardalis with about 7th magnitude, appeared from forest in the northern low sky. I could appreciate the comet with its tail stretched through a binocular.

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1999S4 LINEAR on Jul 8, 2000

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