Transparent 17P/Holmes | Arthur Kotz

Photographer
Arthur Kotz
Email
arkotz@comcast.net
Location of photo
Tucson, AZ
Date/Time of photo
11/04/07, 7:30 PM,MST
Equipment
Canon 10D Digital SLR, 400 mm telephoto lens. 21 exposures of two minutes each. Camera piggy-backed on Meade 8 inch LX200 for tracking. Image processed With ImagesPlus and Photoshop. North is UP.
Description
Can clearly see background stars THROUGH the semitransparent "dustball" of Comet 17P/Holmes if one magnifies the picture. Size is about one quarter degree.
Website
arkotz@comcast.net