Observing comets

P17 Holmes


Neat Q4


P17 Holmes


P17 Holmes on November 10th 2007

This picture of P17 Holmes was captured in Sologne (France) during  the night from 9th to 10th November 2007, with a SBIG ST7 CCD camera at prime focus of  a Meade LX200 8" telescope at F/3.3 (exposure time is 60 seconds).

Comet movie  (768x512 GIF format  1117K)

This movie represents 80 minutes of comet motion. It is composed of 13 frames captured in same conditions as above.  Changing brightness results from atmospheric transparency.

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