Comet Tucker on Nov 20, 2004

Date & Time: Nov 20 2004, from 22:29 to 22:43 JST(+0900)
Composed 4 shots with 4 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, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

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

Comet Tucker in that day has positioned in northern part of Andromeda with a brightness of about 10th magnitude. And the comet has a dimmed tail in southern direction but it's indistinct because of the influence of Moon light.

Tucker on Dec 11, 2004

Tucker on Oct 22, 2004

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