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Photographer:

William McMullen

Email:

sarahandbill@sympatico.ca

Location of Photo:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Date/Time of photo:

October 24, 2007 at 10:45pm

Equipment:

Photo taken with a Canon Rebel XT with a Sigma 70-300 @ 133mm, F4.5 for 20 seconds at ISO 800. The camera was mounted on a Celestron CG5 mount.

Description:

Comet 17P/Holmes is impressive! It resembles another star in the constellation Perseus. Despite the bright moonlight and suburban skyglow, the comet is an easy target for the unaided eye.

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