Comet 17P Holmes | Timothy Dey

Timothy Dey
Location of photo
Detroit, MI
Date/Time of photo
0:00 UTC 25 Oct 2007
Shot through a Meade LX200 (f/10) 10" scope with a Canon Digital Rebel XT and a SkyGlow Broadband filter. The photo is a single, cropped, unprocessed image of 30" duration at ISO 400.
Even next to the brightest full moon of the year and shot from downtown Detroit, Comet 17P Holmes is starting to reveal a "bullseye" structure in the components of the tail.