Flintstone Stargazing

December 11, 2007

Comet 17P/Holmes on 12/11/07

Filed under: astronomy, Astrophotography, comet, Observation Journal — Tags: — Ed @ 7:56 pm


Comet 17P/Holmes on 12/11/07

Comet Holmes is getting huge! Even with my focal reducer, which shrinks the image by 33% (it shows 50% more) I still had to stitch a ton of images together to get this image of the comet. It’s about 4 times the area of the Moon (which I imaged earlier tonight). Tonight is so nice and warm and clear that I’ll probably be out here until quite late.

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