Comet 17P/Holmes | William McMullen

Photographer
William McMullen
Email
sarahandbill@sympatico.ca
Location of photo
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date/Time of photo
October 24, 2007 at 10:45pm
Equipment
Photo taken with a Canon Rebel XT with a Sigma 70-300 @ 133mm, F4.5 for 20 seconds at ISO 800. The camera was mounted on a Celestron CG5 mount.
Description
Comet 17P/Holmes is impressive! It resembles another star in the constellation Perseus. Despite the bright moonlight and suburban skyglow, the comet is an easy target for the unaided eye.