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Photographer:

Jerome Blondell

Email:

jblondell@cox.net

Location of Photo:

Lorton, Virginia, USA

Date/Time of photo:

8 Nov. 2007, 16:02 UT

Equipment:

Canon 10D digital camera at prime focus of Celestron C90, 90mm F/11. 30 second exposure.

Description:

The diameter appears to be 0.325 degrees (20 minutes) or 62.5% the diameter of the sun. If the comet is 150 million miles away, that would make the diameter of the coma, visible in this photo, about 850,000 miles.

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