17P/Holmes 2007-12-12 (by J.Pane) | John Pane

Photographer
John Pane
Email
holmes@pane.net
Location of photo
Marshall Township, PA, USA near Pittsburgh
Date/Time of photo
2007-12-12 20:32 EST
Equipment
Canon 40D and 200mm f/2.8L lens, Celestron CG-5 mount. Thirty-one 30-second exposures at f/5, ISO 1600.
Description
The coma had a diameter of more than 1.4 degrees along its longest axis, and a width of about one degree. NGC 1169, a magnitude 12.4 galaxy, can be faintly seen near the right edge of the coma.
Website
http://holmes.johnpane.com