17P/Holmes Nuclus | Michael Andrews

Photographer
Michael Andrews
Email
mike@andrewsworks.com
Location of photo
Bremen, GA
Date/Time of photo
28 October 2007, 7:44 P.M. Eastern
Equipment
Meade LX200R 8", Pentax *ist DL 30 Second Exposure, ASA-1600
Description
The nucleus may have split. Note the three apparent objects in the center. It is possible that two of these these are stars shining through the coma so I'm waiting for the final word from the professional community. A very interesting comet!