Unmasking Comet Holmes | Donald C. Beckert

Donald C. Beckert
Location of photo
NW Ft. Worth
Date/Time of photo
Orion Atlas 8" with Meade DSI-I Pro CCD Camera
Taking a Stack of 14, 15 second exposures through a clear filter. The image was smoothed with a 131x131 pixel mask and then subtracked the smoothed result from the original image. The goal was to detect sublte features hidden by the broad and bright illumination. It apears that a Bow shock and tail were detected.
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