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Comet Holmes/17P

11-10-'07

This unusual comet suddenly brightened almost a million times. From mag 17 to about mag 3, 11-03-'07

It is easily visible in the constellation Perseus, even from severely light polluted skies.

Description Comet 17P/Holmes
Date 11-03-'07
Location Buehler Observatory
Exposure 8 x 30 sec.
Camera Digital Rebel
Telescope Meade LX200 16"
 
Description Comet 17P/Holmes
Date 11-03-'07
Location Buehler Observatory
Exposure 10 x 30 sec.
Camera Digital Rebel
Telescope Meade ETX90