Ground-based Image of Comet Holmes - November 1, 2007

Ground-based Image of Comet Holmes - November 1, 2007

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News release ID: STScI-2007-40
Release Date: Nov 15, 2007
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

The ground-based image of Comet 17P/Holmes was taken November 1, 2007, by astrophotographer Alan Dyer. The observations were made in southern Alberta, Canada with a 105mm apochromatic refractor at f/5 with a Canon 20Da camera at ISO400. Field is about 2.5 x 1.5 degrees.


Tags
Astronomical, Comets, Hubble Telescope, Solar System

Credits

NASA, ESA, and A. Dyer