Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 on Oct 22, 2004

Date & Time: Oct 22 2004, from 24:40 to 25:05 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 8 minutes exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...12bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(3024 x 2016)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto

The comet in this day has positioned in west edge of Pisces with 11th magnitude coma. The comet has no clear tail, only bright coma and dimmed nebula-like lump of light.

Gehrels 2 on Oct 16, 2004

2003K4 LINEAR on Feb 11, 2005

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