Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet 17P Holmes on 2nd November 2007, 



    
        

            Tony Cook
Comet 17P Holmes on 2nd November 2007
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Comet 17P Holmes on 2nd November 2007

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Comet 17P Holmes on 2nd November 2007, 



    
        

            Tony Cook
Comet 17P Holmes on 2nd November 2007
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Comet 17P Holmes on 2nd November 2007

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 2, 2007
Frames:
16x180" (48') ISO800
Integration:
48'
Avg. Moon age:
22.73 days
Avg. Moon phase:
43.87%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3448603

RA center: 03h43m26s.9

DEC center: +50°3440

Pixel scale: 6.922 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.839 degrees

Field radius: 1.553 degrees

Resolution: 1350x887

Locations: Dark Sky Site, Kirby Malzeard, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Traveller

Description

Early phase of Holmes' evolution showed an expanding dust envelope and a green outer coma. The first hints of blue ion tail tendrils cam be made out

This is an HDR composition of 180s (x16), 30s (x82) and 10s (x99) exposures

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Comet 17P Holmes on 2nd November 2007, 



    
        

            Tony Cook

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