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Photographer:

Arthur Kotz

Location of Photo:

Tucson, AZ

Date/Time of photo:

11/04/07, 7:30 PM,MST

Equipment:

Canon 10D Digital SLR, 400 mm telephoto lens. 21 exposures of two minutes each. Camera piggy-backed on Meade 8 inch LX200 for tracking. Image processed With ImagesPlus and Photoshop. North is UP.

Description:

Can clearly see background stars THROUGH the semitransparent "dustball" of Comet 17P/Holmes if one magnifies the picture. Size is about one quarter degree.

Website:

arkotz@comcast.net

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