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Photographer:

Laurent Laveder

Email:

laurent.laveder@laposte.net

Location of Photo:

Quimper, Bretagne, France

Date/Time of photo:

24 october, 2007, 9:00 PM

Equipment:

Canon 30D + Sigma 30mm f/1.4 close at 2.8. 6 s at 800 ISO on a tripod. Processed in DxO Optics, stitch in PTGui and refined in Photoshop

Description:

Here is a picture of the "brand new" Comet Holmes. It is really an incredible object, like a new star in the middle of the thigh of Perseus. It's unbelievable to think that a few hours ago, this comet wasn't visible even with a good telescope, and now, it's easily visible with naked-eyes, even in a town! In fact, it's a great comet for Full Moon nights... At this address, you'll find higher resolution pictures of Holmes with and without the drawing of Perseus: http://www.pixheaven.net/galerie_us.php?id=13 http://www.pixheaven.net/galerie_us.php?id=20

Website:

http://www.pixheaven.net/galerie_us.php?id=13

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