Location of Photo:
Marshall Township, PA, USA near Pittsburgh
Date/Time of photo:
2007-11-29 22:00 EST
Canon 40D and 200mm f/2.8L lens, Celestron CG-5 mount. Forty-two 30-second exposures at f/5, ISO 1600.
The comet is in front a rich star field, and hundreds of background stars can be seen through the coma, which had a diameter of more than one degree along its longest axis, and a width of about 50 arcminutes. The brightest star near the comet is Iota Persei.