COMET HOLMES | Lewis Chilton

Photographer
Lewis Chilton
Email
trainfans2@sbcglobal.net
Location of photo
Northridge, California, USA
Date/Time of photo
30 Oct 2007, 10:14 UT
Equipment
Canon 30D at the prime focus of a TeleVue-102 on a Losmandy GM-8 mount; 20 sec. single exposure at ISO 800.
Description
I used Photoshop Elements to emphasize the apparent dual nuclei and the planetary nebula-like coma ring. I've been observing comets since 1956 and never saw one like this! Extraordinary!