Comet Tuttle on Jan 13, 2008

Date & Time: Jan 13 2008, from 18:41 to 19:04 JST(+0900)
Composed 6 shots with 4 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

Comet Tuttle in that day has moved to southern region of Cetus, getting lower meridian elevation drastically. I couldn't detect the tail by thin cloud, only 6th magnitude coma can be observed.

Tuttle on Jan 26, 2008

Tuttle on Jan 4, 2008

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