COMET HOLMES | Lewis Chilton

Lewis Chilton
Location of photo
Northridge, California, USA
Date/Time of photo
30 Oct 2007, 10:14 UT
Canon 30D at the prime focus of a TeleVue-102 on a Losmandy GM-8 mount; 20 sec. single exposure at ISO 800.
I used Photoshop Elements to emphasize the apparent dual nuclei and the planetary nebula-like coma ring. I've been observing comets since 1956 and never saw one like this! Extraordinary!
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