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Lewis Chilton

Location of Photo:

Northridge, California, USA

Date/Time of photo:

30 Oct 2007, 10:14 UT


Canon 30D at the prime focus of a TeleVue-102 on a Losmandy GM-8 mount; 20 sec. single exposure at ISO 800.


I used Photoshop Elements to emphasize the apparent dual nuclei and the planetary nebula-like coma ring. I've been observing comets since 1956 and never saw one like this! Extraordinary!


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