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Comet Holmes (Nov. 7-21, 2007)
Date10-Nov-2007 11:40pm MST
EquipmentCanon Rebel XTi, Canon EF 70mm-200mm f/4 L lense. Lense at 200mm (320mm equiv on 35mm film). ISO-1600. 5 second exposure per image. Stack of 16 images using DeepSkyStacker. Camera mounted on fixed tripod.
DescriptionShows Comet Holmes. You can see a few stars through the dust cloud. The original photos were quite noisy at ISO-1600 but stacking cleaned it up A LOT. Photos were taken in my backyard in downtown Calgary. Night was quite clear - for a city of 1,000,000 people.
DateNov. 10. 2007
EquipmentNexStar 8 GPS, focal reducer f/6,3 Canon 1D markIII, NO filters, 14 bit RAW, white balance @ 2724 k.
DescriptionThe comet is blue @ 2724 k, NO filters are used, and the color is not false produced in Photoshop.
LocationCaldes de Montbui - Catalunya - Spain
EquipmentCanon EOS 10D at prime focus of Meade LXD75 6" newtonian telescope.
DescriptionStack of 6 pictures of 30s exposute time each. Software Registax for processing. Urban site with lots of light pollution.
EquipmentCanon 350D, Sonnar180, ISO800, f5,6, 8x120sec.
Description...in holes in clouds.
Date11/5/2007 19:40 local time
EquipmentMeade lx200 12"gps.Atik 16hr,expos:12x1min luminocity only. Mx7c starlight+star 2000 autoguiding and Celestron refractor80.
LocationHoogeveen, The Netherlands
Date2007-11-07 23:20 Local Time
Equipment(Self) Modified Canon 350D through a 6" Meade Schmidt Newton on a SkyWatcher HEQ6 Pro, autoguided with a SBIG ST4
DescriptionIt's a 600 seconds ISO 800 image of 17P/Holmes. The image was heavily processed to reveal the tail of the comet. Due to cloudy weather I could take only one 600 seconds shot.
LocationCharny PQ Canada
DateNovember 2d 20:16
EquipmentThe picture was taken with a Meade deep sky Camera mounted on a Sky watcher SKP2001EQ5.
Descriptionit as taken on Friday November 2d at 20:16 Hrs. The photo is a composite of 125 frames taken with 1 a second exposure time. the photo was taken from my backyard in Charny province de Québec.
LocationBartlett, IL USA
Date11-09-07 9:57 pm CST
EquipmentNikon D100 on a 4 inch Apogee refractor
DescriptionTop is a 30 second image in clear skies. Bottom is a 120 second image through light cloud cover comparing comet size change for 8 days.
LocationM.Grande - Portugal
EquipmentCanon EOS400D + Vixen NewAtlux ED102SS @ f/4.33
DateNov 9 2007 8:45 PM
EquipmentMeade LXd55 SN10 Meade DSI Pro
DescriptionThe comet keeps changing day by day. It is easily visible by naked eye under dark conditions