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Photographer:

Jodie Reynolds

Email:

adrenalynn@sonotthedrama.net

Location of Photo:

Folsom, CA, USA

Date/Time of photo:

23:54 on Oct-24-2007

Equipment:

Canon A630 1 sec @ 200ASA, 7mm @ f/2.8 shot afocal with a NexStar 5i through a 25mm Plossl

Description:

Comet Holmes(17P) recently had an outburst, rising many thousands of times in apparent magnitude (to mag. ~3.0), temporarily visible above the bright star Capella, even under full-moon light pollution in the suburbs. This is a closeup photograph of this rare event.

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