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Photographer:

Ed Johnson

Email:

ed412@edhiker.com

Location of Photo:

Los Angeles, California

Date/Time of photo:

11/16/07 11pst

Equipment:

6 inch Schmidt Newtonian on homemade crystal controlled right ascension platform. Canon Rebel RAW X11 1600 30s

Description:

Comet Holmes increased brightness by a factor of about a million, going from magnitude 17 to 2. This makes it visible to the unaided eye as well as binoculars and telescopes.

Website:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/edhiker/2052129278

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