PhotographerPaola Battaglia and Filippo Riccio
Location of photoVarzi, Near Passo del Giovà, Apennine mountains, Italy
Date/Time of photo2007-11-02 20.00 UTC
EquipmentVixen R200SS 200mm f/4 with coma corrector, Canon EOS 20Da, EQ6 Synscan.
3x5min at ISO 800 plus 2x5min at ISO 100.
Processed with IRIS and Photoshop Elements.
DescriptionComet 17P/Holmes. A faint ion tail is visible on the left.