Comet 2000WM1 LINEAR on early morning of Mar 9, 2002

Date & Time: Mar 8 2002, 28:30 to 28:42, 28:43 to 28:56, 28:56 to 29:06 JST(+0900)
Composed 3 images
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
Auto-guided with Meade LX-200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Camera: VIXEN VX-1
Film: Konicacolor New Centuria 800
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

The comet 2000WM1 LINEAR in that day was lying in the constellation of Sagittarius, having a visual brightness of 7th magnitude and a wide spread dust tail toward southwest. The dawn Moon was glittering just south of the comet.

Ikeya-Zhang on Feb 10, 2002

2000WM1 LINEAR on Feb 23, 2002

Copyright(c) 2002 by Naoyuki Kurita, All rights reserved.
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