Summary

We have shown that the CCD instrument is a powerful tool for detecting faint and diffuse objects in the night sky. Some of the CCD images in our gallery are presented here with their scientific interpretation (for more detail see zodi.planet.sci.kobe-u.ac.jp/). Finally, we would like to emphasize that these images were taken using a portable and inexpensive detector system. The total weight of the CCD detector system is less than 10 kg, and the cost of the primary CCD camera was about 10,000 US dollars. We hope that some readers are interested in these CCD images and will join us in finding new features in zodiacal clouds by using their own CCD instruments.

We thank J.F. James, R. Nakamura, T. Watanabe, S. Takahashi, Y. Fujii, C. Yoshishita, and S. Urakawa for their collabolations in observations and data analyses.

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