Comet Holmes | Guenther Neue

Photographer
Guenther Neue
Email
guenther.neue@t-online.de
Location of photo
Dortmund, Germany
Date/Time of photo
26.10.2007, 18:39-18:43 UT
Equipment
Nikon Coolpix 885
Description
The photo is a superposition of four unguided 8-second exposures. Despite thin clouds, haze, and nearby bright moon the comet was dimly visible for the naked eye. Due to contrast enhancement of the picture the extended comet looks brighter than alpha Persei. The comet's magnitude was estimated as 2.0-2.5.