17P/Holmes | Lorenzo Comolli

Photographer
Lorenzo Comolli
Email
comolli@libero.it
Location of photo
Bogli, Appennines, Italy
Date/Time of photo
10 November 2007 h 19.24 UT
Equipment
Pentax 75 apo refractor (dia 75mm, 500mm focal length), Canon EOS 350D. Total exposure 1.5 h.
Description
The comet lost the tail while approaching to Mirfak, Alfa Persei. The blue tail is quite long and exceed the field of vew, more than 2°. The dust coma is 16' wide and 23' long (in the sunward direction). The gas coma is 32'x43'.
Website
http://astrosurf.com/comolli/index2.htm