Comet Holmes | Rick Turrentine

Photographer
Rick Turrentine
Email
r.turrentine@comcast.net
Location of photo
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Date/Time of photo
10/29/2007 10 pm Local time
Equipment
A composite of 10 x 2 minute exposures through an Orion ED80 refractor using an SBIG ST2000XCM camera
Description
On my first attempt I wasn't sure I was seeing the comet. It was so bright and lacking a tail I feared my scope was covered with dew. But yes, the comet was that bright. What an excellent sight. A truly memorable one!