Comet Holmes | Tom Laskowski

Tom Laskowski
Location of photo
South Bend, IN
Date/Time of photo
28 Oct. 2007 0315 UT
Olympus c-4000 Zoom digital camera, tripod mounted, 16 sec. exposure at f/2.8 ISO 400
Comet Holmes has brightened to rival Alpha Persei and now is large enough to begin to show hints of being non-stellar to the naked eye. Bright enough to be easily visible despite the nearly full Moon.
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