17P/Holmes | Lorenzo Comolli

Photographer
Lorenzo Comolli
Email
comolli@libero.it
Location of photo
Tradate, VA, Italy
Date/Time of photo
31 nov 2007, 19.03 UT
Equipment
300mm Schmidt Camera + CCD from a light polluted city. Total exposure 90 min with RGB filters. Central dust coma elaboration with Larson-Sekanina 10°. North is up.
Description
The comet has a tail! Mainly of gas tail component is at PA 210° and a secondary tail is at PA 245°, extending from the optocenter respectively about 18' and 13'.
Website
http://www.astrosurf.com/comolli/index2.htm