Transparent 17P/Holmes | Arthur Kotz

Arthur Kotz
Location of photo
Tucson, AZ
Date/Time of photo
11/04/07, 7:30 PM,MST
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.
Can clearly see background stars THROUGH the semitransparent "dustball" of Comet 17P/Holmes if one magnifies the picture. Size is about one quarter degree.
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