Comet Holmes | Melissa Hulbert

Photographer
Melissa Hulbert
Email
melhulbert@yahoo.com.au
Location of photo
Mudgee Observatory, Mudgee, NSW, Australia
Date/Time of photo
12th November, 2007 at 12:52am ADST
Equipment
Canon 20D and a William Optics 132mm with field flattener. 7 minute exposure at ISO 400.
Description
Comet Holmes was surprising large and bright given it was very low on the northern horizon here in Australia. No tail was visible in either binoculars or a telescope. Estimated magnitude was between 2.5-3.0.