Comet Holmes visits Mirfak | Ed Johnson

Ed Johnson
Location of photo
Los Angeles, California
Date/Time of photo
11/16/07 11pst
6 inch Schmidt Newtonian on homemade crystal controlled right ascension platform. Canon Rebel RAW X11 1600 30s
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.
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