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Photographer:

Russell Wheeler

Email:

russwheeler@justice.com

Location of Photo:

Edmond, Oklahoma USA

Date/Time of photo:

October 27, 2007 0345 UT

Equipment:

Meade LXD-75 8" (203mm) Schmidt-Newtonian and Meade DSI-1

Description:

This image shows Comet Holmes' coma and central condensation area. At the time, the comet was very visible to the naked-eye as a bright star-like object. I estimated its visual magnitude as 2.3.

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