Comet Tuttle on Jan 4, 2008

Date & Time: Jan 4 2008, from 19:09 to 19:36 JST(+0900)
Composed 6shots with 5 minutes exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2Pro
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

The comet Tuttle in that day has been positioned around between Aries and Pisces. It can be detected that a long ion tail has been stretched in northeast direction with over 2 degrees in length.

Tuttle on Jan 13, 2008

Tuttle on Dec 31, 2007

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