Comet Holmes visits Mirfak | Ed Johnson

Photographer
Ed Johnson
Email
ed412@edhiker.com
Location of photo
Los Angeles, California
Date/Time of photo
11/16/07 11pst
Equipment
6 inch Schmidt Newtonian on homemade crystal controlled right ascension platform. Canon Rebel RAW X11 1600 30s
Description
Comet Holmes increased brightness by a factor of about a million, going from magnitude 17 to 2. This makes it visible to the unaided eye as well as binoculars and telescopes.
Website
http://www.flickr.com/photos/edhiker/2052129278